“What if Trump’s audited while president?”


POLITICO

IT’S A TRUMP DAY: By now, you’ve probably heard how Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, said he is likely to break with four decades of precedent and not release his tax returns before November’s election.

Trump claimed voters wouldn’t learn much from his returns anyway. Mitt Romney disagreed. And to come full circle, Trump said later Wednesday that he still hopes to release his returns before November.”  MORE

“Trump already squirming on primary principles”


MADDOW BLOG

Rachel Maddow notes that no sooner has Donald Trump eliminated the competition for the Republican presidential nomination, than he has begun to soften his stance on familiar campaign refrains: calling his Muslim ban "just a suggestion," planning fundraisers ...

Rachel Maddow notes that no sooner has Donald Trump eliminated the competition for the Republican presidential nomination, than he has begun to soften his stance on familiar campaign refrains: calling his Muslim ban “just a suggestion,” planning fundraisers …

“Trump Is Falling Apart As He Flip-Flops And Promises To Cut Taxes On The Rich”


POLITICUS USA

Donald Trump flip-flopped on his flip-flopped and has now assumed his third position on taxes in 24 hours. The pressure isn't even on Trump yet, and he is already falling apart.

Donald Trump flip-flopped on his flip-flopped and has now assumed his third position on taxes in 24 hours. The pressure isn’t even on Trump yet, and he is already falling apart.

“Here’s How Much Bernie Sanders Would Soak The Rich”


THINK PROGRESS

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has premised the core of his campaign on a promise to raise taxes on the rich and corporations in order to pay for big expansions of programs for everyone else. Now the numbers are in to show exactly what that would look like.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has premised the core of his campaign on a promise to raise taxes on the rich and corporations in order to pay for big expansions of programs for everyone else. Now the numbers are in to show exactly what that would look like.

“Scandinavia Isn’t A Socialist Paradise”


THE FEDERALIST

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“On taxes? Not so populist”


POLITICO

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“Republican Mainstream Freaking Out Over Trump’s Tax Plans”


DAILY KOS

Man, this is just hilarious.

For years, Republicans have run for office on promises of cutting taxes and bolstering business to stimulate economic growth, pledging allegiance to a Reaganesque model of conservatism that has largely become the party’s orthodoxy.

But now the entire rationale for the Republican Party’s existence is being ripped out by the roots by the fearsome Trumpenstein, leaving them scrambling to explain to their ultrawealthy donors why their undisputed frontrunner is advocating levying higher taxes on them: CONT’D

“Hillary Clinton Shreds Scott Walker For Delighting In Harming College Students”


POLITICUS USA

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“New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House”


POLITICO

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by Cabinet officials and lawmakers, signs H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes assistance for Americans who lost their jobs to foreign outsourcing, during a bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2015. Obama also signed H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act, which includes fast track trade promotion authority (TPA) that allows Obama to negotiate trade treaties, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by Cabinet officials and lawmakers, signs H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes assistance for Americans who lost their jobs to foreign outsourcing, during a bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2015. Obama also signed H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act, which includes fast track trade promotion authority (TPA) that allows Obama to negotiate trade treaties, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

“Greek bailout: Europe strikes deal after marathon talks”


CNN

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