Donald Trump got an even bigger tax break from the Republican tax bill than we thought

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www.dailykos.com—Donald Trump has not released his tax returns. The recent New York Times dissection of some of his other financial documents gives the clearest explanation yet of why that might be: The man is crooked, his father was crooked, his whole family is crooked and handing those returns over to a free press that Donald and his fellow kleptocrats does not control will result in him being exposed as, well, crooked. What we do know is that Donald Trump, being both wealthy and a real estate tycoon, for...

Trump biographer: Bombshell NYT report on Trump's taxes shows he's an even bigger fraud than I imagined. Trump biographer Tim O’Brien has for years called BS on the president’s claims of vast wealth — but even he’s surprised at the scope of the fraud revealed by the New York Times’ bombshell reporting. Writing at Bloomberg, O’Brien says that he uncovered some of what the Times did during his own reporting on Trump’s finances last decade. “The Times’s reporting indicates that Fred ultimately loaned Donald about $60.7 million, significantly more than I had …