Trump only paid $ 750 in federal taxes in the year he was elected

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Donald Trump paid just $ 750 in federal taxes in 2016, the year he was elected President of the United States, and then as much in 2017, according to a potentially explosive investigation by the United States. New York Times who released information on 20 years of the Republican billionaire's tax returns on Sunday.

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This is completely wrong, I paid taxes, reacted Donald Trump on Sunday at a press briefing at the White House. However, he did not give details.

The tax returns of the former real estate mogul who became president and candidate for re-election in November are at the heart of a legal battle, Donald Trump having always refused to publish them contrary to custom.

<q data-attributes = "{" lang ": {" value ":" fr "," label ":" Français "}," value ": {" html ":" The New York Times obtained tax information on more than 20years concerning Mr.Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his group, including detailed information about his first two years in office. This does not include his personal income tax returns for 2018 or 2019 "," text ":" The New York Times has obtained tax information for more than 20 years regarding Mr Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his group, including detailed information about his first two years in office. This does not include his personal income tax returns for 2018 or 2019 "}}" lang = "en”>The New York Times has obtained tax information for more than 20 years regarding Mr. Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his group, including detailed information about his first two years in office. This does not include his personal income tax returns for 2018 or 2019, says the newspaper, which promises new revelations in the coming days.

According to New York Times, within the nebula of companies run by the business mogul, several have declared significant losses, including his golf clubs, tarnishing the image of the successful entrepreneur that Mr. Trump likes to portray himself.

Unlike all his predecessors since the 1970s, Donald Trump, whose family group is not listed on the stock exchange and who has made his fortune a campaign argument, refuses to publish his tax returns and leads a legal fight for prevent them from being disclosed.

Its lack of transparency fuels speculation on the extent of its wealth or on potential conflicts of interest.

The Republican president is due to face his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, in two days in a first debate in the framework of the presidential election to be held on November 3.

Trump on the offensive

Sign of a climate of extreme divisions, Donald Trump on Sunday very seriously suspected his Democratic opponent of taking drugs or medication for improve performance.

I will strongly demand a doping test for "sleeping Joe" before or after the debate on Tuesday evening, tweeted the American president, behind in the polls, while assuring that he would agree to submit to the same analyzes.

His debating performances were UNMATCHED as ever, to put it mildly. Could only drugs have caused these deviations ???, he added, before wondering about the service correct of his rival during the debate of the Democratic primary against Bernie Sanders.

Asked by the press, Joe Biden refused, smiling, to any comment on this subject.

The outgoing 74-year-old president never ceases to mock the alleged lack of dynamism of his 77-year-old rival, even to suggest a form of senility in the former vice-president. But with his Sunday tweet, he also seemed to want to take the lead in the event of a good performance by Joe Biden on Tuesday.

Joe Biden during a speech.

Joe Biden during a speech.

Photo: Reuters / Mike Segar

A "difficult" debate for Biden

The Democrat who, in the name of health precautions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, leads a more discreet campaign than that of the Republican and rarely exposes himself to contradiction, will rarely be in the spotlight.

Known for his blunders and slips, Joe Biden admitted the TV showdown would be difficult.

It will mainly be personal attacks and lies; that's all he can do, he said of the president.

Donald Trump intends to arrive at the haloed debate, with his base, of the choice announced Saturday of Amy Coney Barrett, a magistrate known for her traditionalist religious convictions, to sit on the Supreme Court.

He again predicted Sunday, on Fox News, a confirmation fast of this nomination by the Senate, where his Republican camp is in the majority.

Joe Biden reiterated his call to the Senate not to not say before the presidential election, aware that this appointment should strengthen the conservative majority within this key institution which settles the great debates of society.

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