Ann Coulter: ‘No One Cares’ About Trump’s Taxes
Ann Coulter does not believe the American people care about Donald Trump’s taxes, arguing that more important issues should be talked about on the campaign trail.
The Hill reports:
No one actually cares about Donald Trump’s tax returns, conservative pundit Ann Coulter said in a interview with The Guardian.
“No one cares, except the media. There was enough on that during the debate; can we please move on to the issues? No. One. Cares. Good grief, this is all the media will talk about,” Coulter said in the interview, which was conducted before the New York Times’ bombshell story on Trump’s taxes was published Saturday.
“They keep saying they want to talk policy, but every time Trump won during the debate was when they talked policy. We only have three debates and we’ve already spent the entire last year on Trump’s taxes and half the effing debate. Can we talk about policy?”
Coulter went on to say the media’s constant questioning about Trump’s tax returns are why “everyone hates the media.”
“Actually, the public want to hear about issues. You guys want to keep talking about Donald Trump’s personal baggage and he’ll be dead and gone in a decade and America will be overwhelmed with Muslim jihadists,” she said.
“No one cares. We’re at a very crucial point for world history. OK, let’s say he hasn’t paid taxes. No one cares. It’s not a constitutional requirement to be in government.”
The Times reported Saturday that a $916 million loss Trump reported on his 1995 income tax returns could have allowed him to legally avoid paying any federal income tax for up to 18 years.
The Times obtained fragments of Trump’s 1995 tax records, not previously released, that show Trump reported a federal adjusted gross income loss of $915.7 million in the wake of financial struggles at three Atlantic City casinos, his airline business and purchase of Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel.
Trump has not released his tax returns, so it’s still unclear if he paid federal income tax in subsequent years.
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