6 questions Donald Trump’s tax returns may answer

Congress is about to receive access to Former President Donald Trump’s highly sought after tax returns and everyone wants a peek at what’s inside. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza examines what we may and may not find out.

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Biden's Justice Department says IRS 'must' hand over Trump tax returns to Congress
www.cnn.com/2021/07/30/politics/biden-justice-department-olc-trump-tax-returns-house/index.html

#1299 Donald Trump
www.forbes.com/profile/donald-trump/?sh=1d0ec57e47bd

'I'm really rich': Donald Trump claims $9bn fortune during campaign launch
www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jun/16/donald-trump-reveals-net-worth-presidential-campaign-launch

Long-concealed Records Show Trump’s Chronic Losses And Years Of Tax Avoidance
www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/27/us/donald-trump-taxes.html

6 theories for why Donald Trump won’t release his tax returns
www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/07/26/inside-the-5-theories-for-why-donald-trump-isnt-releasing-his-tax-returns/

Trump: 'I have zero investments in Russia'
thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/289346-trump-i-have-zero-investments-in-russia

History of La Cosa Nostra
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Cruz: Perhaps Trump’s Tax Returns Show His ‘Dealings with the Mob’ More Extensive than Previously Reported
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www.facebook.com/mittromney/posts/10153487016861121

Donald Trump and the Mob
www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-dealt-with-a-series-of-people-who-had-mob-ties-1472736922

18 Revelations From a Trove of Trump Tax Records
www.nytimes.com/2020/09/27/us/trump-taxes-takeaways.html

Trump boasts about his philanthropy. But his giving falls short of his words
www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-boasts-of-his-philanthropy-but-his-giving-falls-short-of-his-words/2016/10/29/b3c03106-9ac7-11e6-a0ed-ab0774c1eaa5_story.html

Trump and the Truth: His Charitable Giving
www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/trump-and-the-truth-his-charitable-giving

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