“October Surprise”: Is Trump About To Release His Tax Returns?
It has been one of the biggest mysteries of the presidential debate, but – according to one calculation – it may be resolved in as little as two weeks. According to the WSJ, Donald Trump may have “one last tax card to play”, and it’s a doozy: his 2015 tax return.
In little-noticed comments after his first debate with Hillary Clinton, the Republican presidential candidate has hinted he could make that return public in under two weeks.
As has been extensively documented, Trump is the only major-party presidential candidate since 1976 to refuse to release any tax returns. He’s been reeling this week after The New York Times published portions of his 1995 state tax returns showing a $916 million loss that could offset his income from 1996 forward.
“My current returns will be released as soon as they’re complete,” he said, according to video posted on Twitter by NBC reporter Katy Tur. – READ MORE