Does Trump pay taxes? Debate triggers new scrutiny

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump greets attendees after speaking at the Polish National Alliance in Chicago, Illinois, on September 28, 2016Donald Trump loves to brag about how rich he is. One question swirling through the US presidential campaign now is this: Has he managed to avoid paying income taxes? Trump, a billionaire who steadfastly refuses to release his tax returns — a four-decade tradition among candidates for the White House — raised eyebrows with an odd remark during Monday’s debate with Hillary Clinton.

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