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Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:37 PM

Opinion: Here's where it gets interesting on Trump's taxes

Few things are certain in life, other than death -- and that Donald Trump's tax returns would inevitably be released.

On Monday, the Supreme Court finally ended the long legal saga over them with a one-sentence order that will allow Manhattan prosecutors to obtain Trump's returns and related documents from the Trump Organization. These had been subpoenaed back in 2019; Trump's lawsuit to conceal them always seemed more about delay than meritorious legal issues.

This information will likely be in the hands of Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and his team for their grand jury investigation within the next few days.

And now things will get interesting. While Trump's lawyers have repeatedly tried to characterize the DA's probe as being just about hush-money payments to adult film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal in the lead-up to the 2016 election, Vance's office has long maintained that it is investigating much more than that.

Manhattan investigators are likely focused on bank loans, insurance applications and other kinds of financial transactions related to Trump-owned properties to determine whether he or his companies violated any state laws. They are reportedly looking at the conduct of the former president, as well as the Trump Organization and certain of its other top executives.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/opinion-heres-where-it-gets-interesting-on-trumps-taxes/ar-BB1dVjnU?li=BBnb7Kz

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Reply Opinion: Here's where it gets interesting on Trump's taxes (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 27 OP
Blue Owl Feb 27 #1
Indykatie Feb 27 #6
leftieNanner Feb 27 #7
CaliforniaPeggy Feb 27 #2
soothsayer Feb 27 #3
empedocles Feb 27 #4
marble falls Feb 27 #5
MyOwnPeace Feb 27 #8
everyonematters Feb 27 #9
empedocles Feb 27 #10
Evolve Dammit Feb 27 #12
Hoyt Feb 27 #11
Cartoonist Feb 27 #13
Pepsidog Feb 27 #14
MacKasey Feb 27 #15
Marie Marie Feb 27 #19
Pepsidog Feb 27 #21
Ferrets are Cool Feb 27 #16
azureblue Feb 27 #17
Ferrets are Cool Feb 27 #18
Marie Marie Feb 27 #20
BobTheSubgenius Feb 27 #22
hydrolastic Feb 28 #23

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:44 PM

1. Can't wait until the truth comes out

There is no way, NO WAY this fat ass motherfucker's taxes are legit if he's only paying $750/year.

Get the jail cell ready to LOCK HIM UP!

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:57 PM

6. I Think Trump's Biggest Problem is With Different Valuations of Properties For Taxes vs Loans

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Response to Indykatie (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:58 PM

7. Which is deliberate FRAUD!

There are no oopsies in that category.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:44 PM

3. Pressure those execs!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:45 PM

4. Could be very interesting -especially if it gets to putin/Dueshche

Long thought that if broadly credible evidence of 'traitor trump' could be brought to bear, that trump would sell out the US for putin bribes, etc. - that would be enough to knock his poll numbers seriously, and jail him.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 08:45 PM

5. I will be gratefull for any and all leaks. I am so deriving an almost sinful relish in his fate.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 09:01 PM

8. It is NOT sinful......

it is JUSTICE!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 09:24 PM

9. One thing is for sure.

If he goes to prison, he will make himself out to be some kind of political prisoner, and his supporters will eat it up.

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Response to everyonematters (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 09:43 PM

10. traitortrump's 'remaining supporters' will . . .

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Response to everyonematters (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 10:29 PM

12. Well, he is always the victim and it's always a hoax or witchhunt. So.. file the charges.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 10:26 PM

11. Could also be another flop.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 10:32 PM

13. I'm looking for money laundering

Could be hard to prove

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 10:33 PM

14. I hate like hell to say this, but, we all know he is gonna say "I pay lawyers and accountants

millions to advise me and they tell me what to sign”. They won’t get near him. Somebody is gonna take the fall but it won’t be the evil bastard. Eric probably shouldn’t make any long term plans.

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Response to Pepsidog (Reply #14)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 10:53 PM

15. But they can say Mr Trump told me to do it

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Response to MacKasey (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:15 PM

19. Like M Cohen has said, he never TELLS anyone to do anything.

He speaks in codes and if you want to continue to work with or for him, you quickly understand how things should be done or handled.
But I don't know how this will play out with the law.

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Response to MacKasey (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:31 PM

21. I hope I am wrong.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:01 PM

16. I hope I am wrong, but this could take years.

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #16)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:13 PM

17. Ken Starr type investigation

this is just the beginning of exposing Don's corruption. His lies on his taxes will lead to more inquiries which will lead to more corruption. And the longer it takes the more People Don's corruption will expose.

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Response to azureblue (Reply #17)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:14 PM

18. Yes, but I really, really want to see him in prison before he dies.

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #18)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:19 PM

20. Ditto this x 1000.

Will he see even one day in jail - I have my doubts. Fines and penalties - yes. He is one slippery SOB and I wonder if anyone that counts has the stomach or the balls to sentence a former President to a jail sentence. I so hope that I am wrong.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 11:40 PM

22. This must be an incredibly complex case.

I read about millions of pages of documents. Perhaps they have some shortcuts available. Something along the lines of making an airtight case around enough of the documents to put any and all of them away, then go through the rest and add charges later.

The sooner that MF is dragged through court and then tossed in prison, the better. The biggest regret I have going forward, by FAR, is that even prison is going to be better than he deserves. He'll probably have to take up tennis to replace golf, but I don't see him doing that. Not playing tennis and surviving it, anyway.

Even the menu will be too good for him. A cut above fast food, I'm sure.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Feb 28, 2021, 09:58 AM

23. I think we already heard the answer to this

Trumps taxes will show loans with signatures from a Russian oligarch. This was news on the Laurence Odonnell show a couple of years ago and was sort of retracted by the next morning. i say sort of because he didn't say it wasn't true he just said he couldn't back it up with a second source. Since then it helped make sense why Trump won't let them see the light of day and as i have read before why he spends a great amount of his resources keeping them hidden. It also eases the mind when you think of why Russia? all the connections and back channels and secret meetings with Putin etc etc.

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