Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a debate in Detroit, on March 3, 2016.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a debate in Detroit, on March 3, 2016. Geoff Robins—AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump Releases Odd Letter on Tied-up Tax Returns

Mar 31, 2016

Amid his controversial comments about abortion, Donald Trump is trying to change the conversation.

On Wednesday evening Trump's campaign quietly published a letter from Trump's tax counsel regarding the state of his tax returns, a subject he previously bristled at when asked about by reporters.

The letter bolsters claims made by Trump that he is continuously audited by the IRS due to the complexity and breadth of his returns.

"Your personal tax returns have been under continuous examination by the Internal Revenue Service since 2002, consistent with the IRS' practice for large and complex businesses," the letter reads...

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