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Trump’s Financial Disclosure Shows How He Avoids Taxes

What little we can glean from Trump’s mandatory personal financial disclosure — which is *not* the same thing as a tax return — indicates that Trump’s own claims about his assets change when it’s convenient for him; specifically, when he stands to pay less in taxes.

May 19, 2016

For The First Time, Most Members Of Congress Are Millionaires

Why has Congress let emergency unemployment insurance expire for first time ever during a long-term unemployment crisis? Maybe their wealth is insulating them from reality. For the first time ever, the majority of congressmembers and senators — 268 of 534 — have more than $1 million in personal wealth, according to the Center for Responsive […]

January 9, 2014