Fallout from Trump tax exposé creates storm both on Twitter and in the White House

On 3 October, The Canary reported on a New York Times article that exposed some embarrassing secrets about President Trump’s financial history. The investigation revealed that Trump’s claim of being a ‘self-made man’ is very questionable, given that he allegedly received hundreds of millions of dollars from his family.

It also provided evidence that a huge inheritance was made possible through shady tax-dodging manoeuvres, some of which may have been illegal. And it discussed how the Trump family fortune was made possible in large part through federal government spending.

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