- Trump said in a 2011 radio interview first reported by CNN that low-income Americans should pay taxes to be a “part of the game” and said half of the US wasn’t paying anything.
- Trump also claimed he had recently signed “a big fat check” to pay off his taxes.
- The Times said in a bombshell report Sunday that Trump paid nothing in federal income taxes for 10 of the 15 previous years.
- Trump paid $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017, the first year of his presidency.
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Six years before assuming the presidency, Donald Trump said lower-income Americans should pay taxes to be “part of the game,” CNN first reported.
Trump made the remarks during a radio interview with Sean Hannity, a conservative host.
“The amazing thing is that half