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Democrats blast Trump after report reveals he avoided income taxes for 10 years: 'Disgusting'

Added 09-27-20 06:57:03pm EST - “Democrats sounded off against President Trump on Sunday evening after the New York Times dropped a bombshell report detailing 20 years of his tax history, including that he avoided income taxes for 10 years.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Democrats blast Trump after report reveals he avoided income taxes for 10 years: 'Disgusting'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Democrats sounded off against President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act MORE on Sunday evening after the New York Times dropped a bombshell report detailing 20 years of his tax history, including that he avoided income taxes for 10 years.

According to The New York Times, Trump paid no income taxes for 10 of the 15 years before he was elected president, and his income tax payments in 2016 and 2017 amounted to just $750.

Democratic lawmakers took to Twitter to rip the findings in the report, with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act Will Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? Pelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' MORE (D-NY.) asking people to raise their hand if they paid more than Trump. 

Fellow New York Democrat, Rep. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellRep. Bill Pascrell named chair of House oversight panel Trump says people 'in the dark shadows' are controlling Biden Democrats tear into Trump's 'deep state' tweet: His 'lies and recklessness' have 'killed people' MORE called the revelations "disgusting," and said, "the emperor has no clothes."

Donald Trump paid just $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017. He knows better than anyone that there’s one set of rules for the wealthy and giant corporations and another for hardworking Americans—and instead of using his power to fix it, he's taken advantage of it at every turn. https://t.co/b8EsstEf5T

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