Mr. Trump was propelled to the presidency, in part, by a self-spun narrative of business success and of setbacks triumphantly overcome.
They continued to lose money every year, totaling $1.17 billion in losses for the decade.
That is why the president has always scoffed at the tax system and said you need to change the tax laws.
Harder, wrote that the tax information was “demonstrably false,” and that the paper’s statements “about the president’s tax returns and business from 30 years ago are highly inaccurate.”
In fact, the source of The Times’s newly obtained information was able to provide several years of unpublished tax figures from the president’s father, the builder Fred C. Trump.
Mr. Trump built a business licensing his name, became a television celebrity and ran for the White House by branding himself a self-made billionaire.
But that rich payday was overwhelmed by his business losses, and Mr. Trump still paid no federal income taxes that year. »