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Here’s how Trump’s plan to hide his taxes could blow up in his face during the 2020 campaign

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President Donald Trump has tried to stonewall the public disclosure of his tax returns by every means at his disposal.

However, many legal experts say that the law about the Treasury Department furnishing over tax returns upon request by Congress is so clear that Trump is only delaying the inevitable.

In fact, as Politico reports, there’s a good chance that Trump is setting himself up to have his taxes forced out at the worst possible time: During the heat of the 2020 presidential campaign.

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“Federal courts are already ruling quickly against Trump in his other attempts to block Congress,” Politico writes. “The Supreme Court could also be a dead end if the case doesn’t present new legal issues or divide appellate courts. That means there’s a decent chance the White House could lose the fight and be forced to hand over Trump’s tax records before the election.”

Michael Stern, a former senior counsel in the House of Representatives’ Office of General Counsel, tells Politico that Trump has been “gambling” that he can keep his taxes secret until after the 2020 election, but he warns that the president is vastly underestimating the risks of the game he’s playing.

“I don’t think anyone would say that it’s impossible for there to be a final order for him to produce the tax returns by the middle of next year,” he said.

Kerry Kircher, who was the House’s general counsel from 2011 to 2016 and deputy counsel from 1996 to 2010, also tells Politico that Trump can’t be certain that the Supreme Court will bail him out of trouble.

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“It wouldn’t surprise me to see this one run out of steam after the court of appeals considers it,” he said.


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Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report

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President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.

"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.

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Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.

Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.

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Maddow is visibly shocked Trump is claiming in court the president can’t even be investigated

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The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC was flabbergasted by the latest court moves by President Donald Trump as he continues to hide his tax returns from investigators.

The host noted the ongoing legal battle Trump is waging to keep his accounting firm, Mazars, from handing over eight years of his tax returns to New York state investigators.

The host was shocked by the headline on the front-page of The Washington Post website.

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