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Thursday, November 16, 2017

The effort to shield President Donald Trump from having the public examine his tax returns is resulting in the Internal Revenue Service building a safe for said tax returns, Politico reports.

IRS commissioner John Koskinen told Politico reporter Michael Grunwald of the plan to upgrade the security for Trump's tax returns.

"It's in a locked cabinet in a locked room that nobody's in. You'll need a key to the room and the cabinet to get it," Koskinen explained. "We're in the process of turning that cabinet into a safe."

Donald Trump is the only modern presidential candidate who refused to release his tax returns prior to the election. To this day, Trump has maintained his refusal to provide the American people insight into his finances and potential conflicts of interest.




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Trump's failure to release his returns has also complicated his efforts at passing a tax cut, since the public can not predict how much money Trump and his family would benefit from his tax cuts.

The commissioner also warned of the "collapse" of the IRS through lack of adequate funding from Congress.

Koskinen also dismissed concerns that President Trump may try to use the IRS to target his enemies, offering unwavering support for the 80,000 career employees in the IRS.


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There is no amount of tax payer money Dotard will not waste on himself.

What is in those returns that this extraordinary step is being foolishly undertaken?

One thing is clear, it is bigger than previously thought.

#1 | Posted by 726 at 2017-11-16 10:14 AM | Reply

Pres Trump has gone into reality-show mode on his tax returns. Doing everything he can to build up the suspense of what the tax returns contain.

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-11-16 12:33 PM | Reply

Is it guarded by a leopard?

#3 | Posted by Lohocla at 2017-11-16 03:22 PM | Reply

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