2016 Election, Donald Trump, NewsEdge, Tax

GOP candidate Trump to offer plan to overhaul US tax code

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Published: Friday, August 28, 2015, 7:40:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself “king of the tax code.”

ap_trump_lb_150806_16x9_992He’s been hinting at such a plan recently, saying that wealthy Americans should pay more.

In a phone-in interview Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show, Trump says, “I know the hedge fund guys. … These guys don’t really build anything. They shuffle papers back and forth.”

Trump says he’ll unveil a plan to simplify the tax code and eliminate some deductions, asserting “nobody knows the tax code better than I do.”

Trump says hedge fund managers are big supporters of Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and GOP rival Jeb Bush and adds, “I will have a plan.”

He says hedge fund managers won’t be happy.

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  • Dudley DoRight.

    Trump 2016……………….0bama for prison!

  • Wayne Scott

    Trump/Cruz 2016

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