Following The New York Times’ attempts to prove President Donald Trump paid little to no taxes, the paper had to admit that the president doesn’t owe money to Russia.
The outlet reported Tuesday that it looked into who Trump owed money to and found no evidence that Russia was on the list. The Times apparently looked into who Trump owes after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said during last week’s vice-presidential debate: “It’d be really good to know who the president of the United States, the commander-in-chief, owes money to, because the American people have a right to know what is influencing the president’s decisions.”
The Times reported: “According to Mr. Trump’s latest financial disclosure report, filed with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, he owes at least $135 million to a smattering of small financial institutions such as Ladder Capital. His biggest creditor — to whom Mr. Trump owes well over $300 million — is Deutsche Bank. From 2012 through 2015, the