Trump and other elites need to pay their share of taxes

For someone who claims to be such an accomplished businessman, for someone who claims to make millions every year, for someone to only pay $750 in income taxes in 2016 is infuriating. Imagine calling yourself one of the most successful men in New York, and not even paying your fair share of taxes. I pay more taxes than the president of the United States, if that doesn’t show how backward our taxes are in the United States, then I don’t know what else to show you.

I hope this shows to not just blindly follow someone’s facade, as it can just be a gold veil, they are dangling in front of you. Don’t trust face value, always dig deeper, always think for yourself. I have family who praise this man due to his business model, yet now I hope they see that it was a lie, a big fraud, and a bunch of fake news. This goes for not just Donald Trump, but for all the elites in the United States, we need everyone to pay their fair share, or this system is not going to work.

Justin Troia

Lake Stevens

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