Trump 2005 Tax Return Ratings Boon For MSNBC's Rachel Maddow
The White House in a Tuesday night statement called the tax story a sign that Maddow was "desperate for ratings".
Some Trump supporters noted that the taxes were a credit to Trump's reputation, as it was speculated prior to the revelation that he wouldn't release taxes because he paid very little.
The MSNBC host was slammed for a 20-minute opening monologue, "and then only producing two pages of a 2005 federal tax return when she did reveal the documents, which the Trump administration said were accurate even before the show aired".
Until Trump does release them, we think reports on bits and pieces of his tax returns don't really serve much of a useful objective.
Trump turned from the tax debacle in a subsequent Wednesday tweet, also taking aim at rapper Snoop Dogg - who took literal aim at an actor dressed up as Trump in a new music video, pretending to shoot the man. The White House described it as a "large-scale depreciation for construction".
Trump reported $153 million in income that year, and paid a tax rate of around 25 percent.
Rome's unemployment rate up to 6.5 percent in January
The number of unemployed residents rose by 2,726 to 23,887, while the number of employed residents decreased by 1,094 to 387,721. The rate rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased, according to the press release.
SA To Harness Energy From Awkward Tension Between Frydenberg And Weatherill
If only we could channel political insults into power, we'd have a renewable energy source we could all get behind. He said the industry wanted to see restrictions around new gas developments removed to help boost supply.
Star and black hole spotted in tight orbital dance
How did the black hole get such a close companion? "If it keeps losing mass, the white dwarf may completely evaporate". The researchers thought the binary star system is composed of two stars.
The AMT was originally created to prevent rich taxpayers from using excessive loopholes, and Trump has previously called for its elimination.
Journalists were eager to follow in the wake of Rachel Maddow tax fiasco.
"Donald has a long history of leaking material about himself when he thinks it's in his interests".
BREAKING: We've got Trump tax returns. I want to know if there's more where that came from. "If that's really what he wants the story to be, he can release all of his taxes and we can all glory in his vast wealth".
And a recent Langer Research poll showed that nearly three-quarters of Americans believe Trump should release his tax returns. To her credit, she also put the crucial subject of Trump's finances squarely back in the national conversation.
How Russian agents hacked 500 million Yahoo users
Companies like Yahoo typically use bits of data called cookies to let you stay signed into an account via a web browser. And the other defendant, "Karim Akehmet Tokbergenov", 22, is a Canadian and Kazakh national and lives in Canada.
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Lawmaker, Hit With Child Prostitution Charges
Authorities say the two then went on to talk about the logistics of their meeting - and about bringing marijuana to the motel. An arrest warrant was issued for Shortey on Thursday after the charges were filed.
Former Trump National Security Adviser Was Paid To Advise Russian Firms
As the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Flynn was obligated to inform the agency of the trip. When I asked Flynn about his 2015 Moscow trip, he said "I didn't take any $ from Russian Federation ".
Tillerson: US needs 'different approach' to North Korea
Tillerson said he had "a very open, candid discussion" with Kishida about taking a different approach toward North Korea. The Secretary of State Thursday offering an olive branch to North Korea, saying Pyongyang "need not fear" the U.S.
Trump opens the door to weaker vehicle standards
Whether jobs will leave or not, the evidence that fuel economy rules will be what makes jobs disappear is rather murky. Environmentalists have vowed to sue if the Trump administration weakens them.
Tillerson Makes First Diplomacy Trip To Asia
Skatell, who previously worked for the Republican Governors Association, founded IJR with GOP strategist Phil Musser in 2012. Alex Skatell, a founder of IJR, acknowledged the controversy about trip access in a statement on Tuesday.
White House Seems to Walk Back Trump's Wiretapping Accusation Against Obama
FBI Director James Comey has reportedly already asked the Justice Department to publicly refute Trump's claims. The White House is now downplaying President Trump's tweets where he accused his predecessor of wiretapping.
Carnival cruise ship comes within feet of jet skiers
While the ship's captain Doug Brown attempted to steer the ship away, he was limited in how far he could maneuver the vessel. A video taken by a passenger onboard the ship shows just how close the vessel came to the sheriff's boat and the jet skiers.
Brexit: Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon seeks new independence referendum
Scotland rejected independence by 55 per cent in a September 2014 vote and the British government says that settled the question. While a majority of voters in England and Wales chose to leave the European Union , 62 percent of Scottish voters opted to stay.
Racing 92 and Stade Francais to merge next season
Lorenzetti paved the way for a cull of players, saying half the combined roster of professionals could be axed. It is up to them to select the best 45 players from the 90 players on the books of both clubs at the moment.
Mar 16 2017