Why We Ask to See Candidates’ Tax Returns

  • But Nixon refused to release his taxes and opposed an audit.
  • The Opinion Pages | Why We Ask to See Candidates’ Tax Returns
  • By donating his papers with a backdated deed, Nixon had slashed his tax bill drastically.
  • The next month, White’s colleague at the Providence paper, Joseph Ungaro, asked Nixon about his taxes during his appearance at a newspaper editors’ conference in Florida.
  • In his taxes for 1969, President Nixon indicated that four months before Congress acted, he had donated more than 1,000 boxes of documents to the National Archives.

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@nicolewong: “Yes, taxes can be boring. But don’t drop the story about #TrumpTaxes. Why We Ask to See Candidates’ Tax Returns”


It’s because of President Nixon, who did turn out to be a “crook.”


Why We Ask to See Candidates’ Tax Returns