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Sun Mar 19, 2017, 02:33 PM

Trump Sued over the Real Amount of His Personal Debts

Source: LawNewz


by Alberto Luperon | 12:58 pm, March 19th, 2017

A new federal lawsuit claims President Donald Trumpís federal financial disclosure forms may not have identified his actual personal debts.

From the complaint, filed Tuesday in a Washington D.C. federal court:

The purpose of these disclosure requirements is to allow members of the public to make informed judgments as to whether candidates for federal office have financial conflicts of interests that may impair their ability to faithfully execute their duties as public servants.


Health law finance attorney Jeffrey Lovitky is suing pro se, so heís acting as his own lawyer here. He claims POTUS is grating against the Ethics in Government Act, but he actually doesnít allege any wrongdoing here. He says he just wants more information for the sake of transparency. POLITICO, who broke the story, managed to get any interview with him.



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DonViejo Mar 19 OP
Aristus Mar 19 #1
red dog 1 Mar 19 #2
world wide wally Mar 19 #3
PSPS Mar 19 #6
world wide wally Mar 19 #7
spooky3 Mar 19 #11
world wide wally Mar 19 #12
spooky3 Mar 19 #18
world wide wally Mar 19 #20
FakeNoose Mar 19 #21
spooky3 Mar 19 #22
cstanleytech Mar 19 #13
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 19 #14
MN_Caucus Mar 20 #23
Alice11111 Mar 19 #9
Kimchijeon Mar 19 #4
AKing Mar 19 #5
Hortensis Mar 19 #8
colorado_ufo Mar 19 #10
Igel Mar 19 #16
colorado_ufo Mar 19 #19
Enoki33 Mar 19 #15
Fast Walker 52 Mar 19 #17
supernova Mar 20 #24

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 02:58 PM

1. Good.

If it achieves nothing else, I'm hoping it will at least cause Trump to spend the next several years finding out what it feels like to keep hearing: "No, let us see the real documents!"

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 03:31 PM

2. Kick for exposure!

Good luck Jeffrey!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 03:34 PM

3. Dear IRS,

Please finish his fucking audit so he can be arrested for tax evasion.

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #3)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 04:11 PM

6. The IRS has nothing to do with anyone releasing their own tax returns.

For all we know, the "under audit" claim is another lie. But anyone can make their tax returns public at any time regardless of whether they're being audited or not.

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Response to PSPS (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 04:22 PM

7. I'm aware of that, but I wish they would make a "Comeylike" statement that he can't use that excuse

anymore

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #7)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 05:09 PM

11. I don't think they can. I think the law considers your tax

Return and audit status private and IRS can't say anything. You can release your own tax returns or lie about the audit status. But their hands are tied.

It's like your grades in school--you can lie and tell people your grade average was x.x, but the school can't release your transcripts.

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #11)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 05:16 PM

12. "Laws" don't seem to matter anymore when it benefits Trump.

Didn't the Hatch Act forbid Comey from making an annoucement about Hillary 11days before the election too?

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #12)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 07:09 PM

18. Maybe, but here it wouldn't benefit Trump (probably)

and it would be a civil service employee who would be putting him/herself at risk in making an illegal disclosure.

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #18)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 08:23 PM

20. And that is the incredulous irony of where we are as a country.

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #18)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 10:07 PM

21. How about leaking it to Rachel Maddow?

Any document can be leaked to the right person in the media.

Just sayin'



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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #21)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 10:16 PM

22. Would you be willing to lose your job?

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #7)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 05:20 PM

13. They have said all they can say and they have pointed out that he is blowing smoke

as an audit does not in any way hinder him from releasing his past returns.

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #7)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 05:31 PM

14. They have.

During the campaign the IRS publicly stated that an audit does not prevent anyone from releasing their tax returns.

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #7)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:33 AM

23. They said that during the election

 

Hell they said that during the primaries, but everyone in the media seems to have ignored that and didn't do any follow-up research into his taxes personal or otherwise.
Last I checked corporate taxes are a matter of public record are they not or are drumpf industries still all private?
Even so how hard would it actually be to get one of his screwed over accountants to turn over on him?

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #3)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 04:59 PM

9. Yep! Yep!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 03:36 PM

4. GOOD. Every little bit helps.

Go get 'em!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 03:48 PM

5. Trump has never produced any proof whatsover that he is "under audit"....

All we have is the word of the pathological liar

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Response to AKing (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 04:45 PM

8. Actually, the IRS has stated that he can release

returns under audit, that there's nothing keeping him from it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 04:59 PM

10. Trump IS sued,

not "Trump sued."

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #10)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 07:05 PM

16. It's a participle.

"Barack Obama elected president".

It was hardly a claim that Obama on his own elected the president.

Auxiliaries get short shrift in headlines.

Yeah, there's that whole "preterite vs past participle" confusion thing that's been going on in English for the last, what is it, about 800, 900 years?

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Response to Igel (Reply #16)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 08:15 PM

19. 800-900 years?

A great tradition!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 05:57 PM

15. Seem to recall one of Trump's sons saying that his father's tax

returns would not be released because they could be used against him. Nobody asked him in what way? Have not seen any journalist follow this up.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Mar 19, 2017, 07:06 PM

17. I was wondering that... I saw his personal financial disclosures and I didn't buy his debt

claims, not to mention they were very vague for the largest amounts. like saying >$250 million to Deutsche bank or something like that.

I'm sure he owes a SHITLOAD.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 12:18 PM

24. I'm not sure on any given day

Trump has enough $$ to pay the parking attendant at TT, much les live the lifestyle he does. I think it's all a creative accounting shell game. And the IRS knows it.

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