Trump Tax Rate Actually 3 Times Higher Than Media Reported

Trump Tax Rate Actually 3 Times Higher Than Media Reported

The Washington Post reported last year that Trump paid no federal income taxes for at least two years in the late 1970s.

"He would paid taxes at a lower rate than the bottom-half of tax payers, the poor in this country that make less than $33,000", Johnston said.

"Because I have information about the president doesn't mean that it's necessarily a scandal", she said.

Trump has refused to release his full tax returns since he began his quest for the U.S. presidency, shattering decades of tradition among candidates of all political parties.

It's also worth noting that Maddow scored with younger viewers.

The president's Tuesday night complaint that Maddow must be "desperate for ratings" - and that the publication of the return was illegal - doesn't hold up.The publication of newsworthy material is not against the law; the president's tax returns, long denied to the public, certainly meet that test. Donald Trump's tax returns have surfaced.


Unlike Geraldo Rivera, who was pilloried after his Al Capone vault debacle, Maddow knew that what was in the Trump tax returns wasn't damning, yet she still hyped it on Twitter and played her audience for fools, thereby becoming the epitome of fake news.

"However, the Trumps paid an additional $31 million in the so-called 'alternative minimum tax, ' or AMT".

CNBC: "Donald Trump just got a nice victory, thanks, of all people, to Rachel Maddow".

Rachel Maddow is having quite the week.

The Hill: "Maddow's Flub is a Win for Trump". Although a subsequent tweet specified it was only two pages from one year's returns, expectations were sky high.

The attention paid to her show also didn't take away from corporate cousin NBC's season finale of "This is Us", which reached a series-record 12.8 million viewers on Tuesday.

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