[Ed. – You can cut the desperation with a knife. Whatever can be prosecuted here should be.]
Maddow said she had Trump’s 1040 form from 2005, which is the standard federal income tax form used to report an individual’s gross income.
According to the pages of Trump’s 1040 form, he paid about $38 million, Maddow said and took a $103 million writedown. He also made more than $150 million, Maddow said on her show.
Johnston, the author of “The Making of Donald Trump, said that he received the documents in the mail.
The White House pushed back pre-emptively, saying that publishing those returns would be illegal. Maddow said on air that the release of the tax return was not illegal and is protected by the First Amendment.