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Questions About What's in Trump's Tax Returns Persist

March 16, 2016

Wendy Schiller, professor of political science, comments on an article about Donald Trump's federal tax return. "I do think that if Trump outright refuses to release his tax returns, voters will believe that Trump has something to hide either because he is not as wealthy as he says he is, or he has not donated to charity as he says he has, or some combination of both," said Schiller. "Voters will accept bragging, and a large ego, but not if it turns out to be based on a lie."

Questions About What's in Trump's Tax Returns Persist (comments by Wendy Schiller) – Tax Analysts