“The View” Reacts: Donald Trump Tax Return Revealed By Rachel Maddow

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The View Trump Maddow Taxes

By Shari Weiss |

The View Trump Maddow Taxes


On Wednesday’s “The View,” the co-hosts reacted to Rachel Maddow revealing Donald Trump’s tax return. Watch below.

As Gossip Cop reported, on Tuesday night, Maddow revealed Trump’s 2005 tax return on her MSNBC show, revealing he paid $38 million in taxes on an income of $150 million with a write-down of $103 million. The TV personality hyped the reveal on Twitter before the live broadcast, and then delivered a lengthy monologue before revealing the limited information she had obtained. Naturally, Trump has slammed the report.

Now on the ABC talk show, Whoopi Goldberg asked, “Was what you found out as disappointing as the ending of ‘Lost’?” Sara Haines responded first, saying she wasn’t disappointed, but, “The part that bothers me is the business dealings, and so what you can’t find in those first two pages is what I think is what they were hiding before. There’s a theory that his camp leaked this because it looks good.”

Sunny Hostin, though, thought the two-page document was, in fact, revealing. She noted that Trump has claimed he’s worth billions. “You have to be a horrible business person to get a $150 million income for that amount of assets,” she pointed out, going on to ask, “Where are his assets? Are they in rubles? Are they in turks?”

But Goldberg was among those disinterested in Maddow’s findings. “I didn’t think anything came out of this that we didn’t know,” she said. “This feels, again, like more distraction from things like the disastrous Obamacare replacement they’re trying to shove down your throats, the wiretapping claims, and the possible ties, as everyone keeps talking about, to Russia. This is smoke and mirrors.”

Jedediah Bila agreed, “I think there are bigger issues going on right now.” That, however, led to another debate about Obamacare and Trumpcare. Check out the video below.

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