President Donald Trump attacked the New York Times over its bombshell tax story during the NBC town hall, slamming it as “illegal” and that it got the details “wrong.” But he also seemed to confirm a key detail from the exposé, that he only paid $750 in taxes in 2016.
After a back and forth with town hall moderator Savannah Guthrie about taxes, she brought up the Times piece and noted that he could easily clear up the supposed mistakes in the piece by embracing full transparency, just as his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, has.
“Here’s the thing,” Guthrie pointed out. “You could clear this up tonight by just releasing your tax returns yourself. I think people are just wondering, you’re the only…”