Last night on MSNBC, Rachel Maddow revealed the contents of a leaked portion of Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return. The two pages showed that Trump paid around $38 million in more than $150 million in income that year, after a more than $100 million business loss.
Considering that it’s from 12 years ago and shows the bottom line being favourable to the president, some are speculating that the leak may have come from somebody close to the president—or even from Trump himself.
But the question is… are the two pages part of his full legit 2005 tax return? Donald Trump Jr. unleashed an ‘I told you so’ tirade on Twitter last night, but the president himself questioned the legitimacy of the document, calling it “fake news”.
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Rolling Stone looks at four things we did learn from the release, including the fact that in 2005, Trump was still benefiting from the huge $916 million loss he claimed a decade earlier. Read more here: