The New York Times' bombshell exposé revealing that businessman Donald Trump lost more than $1 billion over a 10-year period during Manhattan's real estate surge of the '80's and '90's has many Americans furious, while others are choosing to mock and ridicule the President.
#BillionDollarLoser is now the top trending term on Twitter.
Some are also pointing to Trump's tweets from Wednesday morning, in which he said he was "entitled to massive write offs and depreciation," and calling the entire process a "sport."
....you would get it by building, or even buying. You always wanted to show losses for tax purposes....almost all r… https://t.co/latony3n0y— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1557312992.0
Here's how some are responding to the news:
2000: GOP elects an illiterate millionaire-at-birth who couldn't find oil in Texas to cut taxes for millionaires. 2… https://t.co/z6xAJh9tzs— John Fugelsang (@John Fugelsang)1557320626.0
Just a reminder about Donald Trump's building prowess- he is the one NYC real estate developer that completely miss… https://t.co/PJl2mTnuEY— Roland Scahill (@Roland Scahill)1557315453.0
The real scandal is the fact that Donald Trump probably got to keep the tax losses that were actually suffered by o… https://t.co/USGPXElwD4— Steve Redmond (@Steve Redmond)1557315944.0
Hey #maga - if Donald Trump can blow $100 million of his daddy’s money every year for 10 years, imagine what he’s a… https://t.co/TKgOjNVjQU— John Fugelsang (@John Fugelsang)1557318773.0
And you’re one of them. #BillionDollarLoser https://t.co/LFv1ajmKRE— Kevin Farris (@Kevin Farris)1557317918.0
You know how a #BillionDollarLoser proves news that he's a #BillionDollarLoser is "highly inaccurate"? He release… https://t.co/AzARhCFdSx— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@Mrs. Betty Bowers)1557319932.0
When you wake up and see #BillionDollarLoser and #BiggestLoserTrump are trending. https://t.co/Cz7nLKI7yA— Maria Zinha (@Maria Zinha)1557315299.0
Finally, something Trump is actually "the best" at. #BillionDollarLoser #BiggestLoserDonaldTrum #BiggestLoserTrump… https://t.co/xpbeqCNWvb— Mary Mauro (@Mary Mauro)1557323501.0
It’s The #TaxFraud, Stupid. #WednesdayWisdom #TrumpIsAFraud #BillionDollarLoser #BiggestLoserTrump #TaxFraud… https://t.co/Ep4H2R2why— Eric Wolfson (@Eric Wolfson)1557318110.0