GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert coming to you from Baltimore.
The New York Times published a major investigation into Trump’s family tax history last week. According to the New York Times, the Trump family became rich thanks to extensive tax evasion. Fred Trump, the late father of Donald Trump, transferred about a billion dollars to his children for which practically no estate tax or gift tax were ever paid. Although Trump built a rags-to-riches myth around himself and claims to have made his fortune on his own, the Times revealed that he received a $200,000 annual salary already when he was only three years old.
During the debate with candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016, Trump mentioned offhand that the fact that he didn’t pay any federal taxes makes him smart.
HILLARY CLINTON: The only years that anybody’s ever seen were a couple of years when