Trump likes to portray himself as a self-made man, saying he stared with a relatively modest
But in an extensive and detailed 40,000-word story, the
The newspaper reported that Trump helped his father build up his fortune by dodging taxes, including what the paper calls improper tax deductions.
The report alleges
According to the newspaper, tax records show the Trump family paid just a fraction of the taxes they were obligated to pay to the federal government under the tax code.
Late Tuesday, the
"... The New York Times can rarely find anything positive about the President and his tremendous record of success to report. Perhaps another apology from the New York Times, like the one they had to issue after they got the 2016 election so embarrassingly wrong, is in order," her statement said.
The newspaper based its story on interviews with
Apparently, none of the president's tax returns were used to write the
A Trump lawyer,
A statement from
The New York Times said according to tax experts,
But the experts told the