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Trump to Release Financial Records Before Election: Much Richer Than People Even Thought

President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter that he plans to release his financial information before the 2020 general elections, and that those documents will reveal that he is more wealthy than people had imagined.

“Bob Mueller, after spending two years and 45 million dollars, went over all of my financials, & my taxes, and found nothing. Now the Witch Hunt continues with local New York Democrat prosecutors going over every financial deal I have ever done,” Trump wrote on Thursday morning.

“This has never happened to a president before,” he added.

…..President before. What they are doing is not legal. But Im clean, and when I release my financial statement (my decision) sometime prior to Election, it will only show one thing – that I am much richer than people even thought – And that is a good thing. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 21, 2019

“When I release my financial statement (my decision) sometime prior to Election, it will only show one thing—that I am much richer than people even thought—And that is a good thing. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!” Trump wrote.

Trumps taxes have become the subject of several court cases. The Manhattan district attorney is seeking eight years of tax returns amid a criminal investigation.

Trump, an international real estate mogul and hotel owner, is the first major-party presidential candidate since Gerald Ford in 1976 who hasnt released his tax returns.

The House Oversight Committee also subpoenaed Trumps financial records. This week, the Supreme Court imposed a temporary stay on an appeals court ruling.

Previously, a lower court ordered Trumps accounting firm, Mazars USA, to turn over his financial records.

But on Nov. 18, the Supreme Court said it will decide on whether to take up Trumps appeal.

The U.S. Supreme Court is shown February 5, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

“It is ordered that the mandate of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, case No. 19-5142, is hereby stayed pending receipt of a response, due on or befRead More – Source

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