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Trump calls the New York Times report that he avoids paying taxes “ totally made up ”
President Trump criticized a New York Times report that said he had not paid federal income taxes for 10 of the past 15 years, calling the story “fake news” and claiming to have paid hefty federal and state taxes.
“It’s fake news, it’s totally made up,” Trump said at a press conference on Sunday less than an hour after the story was published in the paper. “It was all wrong, they’re so bad.”
According to the New York Times report, Trump, who has fiercely guarded his tax records and is the only president in modern times not to make them public, paid $ 750 in taxes to the federal government the year he was elected and $ 750 back his first year in the office.
The disclosure, which the Times says comes from tax return data spanning more than two decades, comes at a pivotal time before Tuesday’s first presidential debate and a controversial election.
Trump, whose net worth is claimed to be in the billions, has denied paying such a small sum in taxes.
“I paid a lot and I also paid a lot of state income taxes,” he said.
Even before he was elected to the White House in 2016, Trump was heavily criticized for failing to release his tax return. He has stated multiple times that he is undergoing a routine check by the Internal Revenue Service and will release his documents once the audit is complete. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR MAIN STORY.
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Former Trump campaign director taken to hospital, threatened to harm himself: report
Former President Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale was taken to a Florida hospital Sunday by police after a brief but tense standoff in which he barricaded himself in his home with firearms and threatened to take himself. of evil.
Ft. Lauderdale police said they were sent to Parscale’s home after his wife, Candice, called them saying she was concerned that her husband was suicidal and had firearms in the house, according to police.
“We went out and it was very short,” Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Karen Dietrich told the Sun-Sentinel. “We went looking for him.”
Dietrich added that Parscale did not threaten the police and voluntarily went with law enforcement under the Florida Baker Act, a law that allows police to detain a person they believe is a threat to themselves or others. . Parscale was taken to a local hospital.
“Politics aside, this guy obviously suffers from emotional distress,” Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis told the Sun-Sentinel. “I’m glad he didn’t hurt himself or others. I congratulate our SWAT team for being able to negotiate a peaceful conclusion for this.”
Fort Lauderdale Police Sgt. DeAnna Greenlaw said in a statement that the police were called home at around 4pm.
“The officers made contact with the male, developed a relationship and negotiated safely for him to leave the house,” Greenlaw said. “The male was arrested without injuries and transported to Broward Health Medical Center for a Baker Act.” CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.
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– Some Minneapolis City Council members may regret the commitment to dismantle the police department: report.
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College football coach leaves team, leaves “All Lives Matter to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” note
An Illinois State football coach suddenly left the team Thursday, leaving a note on the door as he exited the facility.
Kurt Beathard, who was the offensive coordinator of the Redbirds, told The Pantagraph he left a note that read: “All Lives Matter to Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ” before leaving. Officials told the newspaper Wednesday that he was no longer part of the team and declined to comment on why he abruptly left.
His departure apparently followed an incident involving a “Black Lives Matter” poster in the locker room. Sources told The Pantagraph that the poster was removed from the Illinois State locker room in the school’s football building. Beathard denied any involvement in the locker room saying someone put a sign on his door and took it off.
“That shit in the locker room is wrong. I removed the sign someone put on my door. That’s it, “Beathard told the newspaper.” I didn’t take out anything that wasn’t put on my door. I wrote the message. “
Beathard’s departure came weeks after players had a problem with athletic director Larry Lyons using the phrase “All Redbird Lives Matter” in a video conference, according to the paper. Some student-athletes boycotted training for this reason and a march was held in support of the black voices. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.
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SOME STARTING WORDS
Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday” and moderator of the first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden, said he hopes to remain as “invisible as possible” during Tuesday’s confrontation in Cleveland, Ohio.
“One of these two people will be the next president of the United States and my job is to be as invisible as possible,” he said. “But if I did my job well, at the end of the night people will say, ‘it was a good debate, who was the moderator?'”
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