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Trump: Maybe I’m Being Audited Because “I’m a Strong Christian”

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 02/26/16

Yes, he really said that last night, following the debate:

Minutes after the debate wrapped, Donald Trump stood for an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo where he offered an explanation as to why he thinks his taxes are being audited. During the debate itself, he explained that he could not release his tax returns because they are still being audited, even though it is not legally prohibited. “But the one problem I have is that I’m always audited by the IRS, which I think is very unfair. I don’t know, maybe because of religion, maybe because I’m doing something else, maybe because I’m doing this, although this is just recently,” he said, referring to his campaign. Cuomo then asked what Trump meant by “religion.” “Well maybe because of the fact that I’m a strong Christian, and I feel strongly about it. And maybe there’s a bias,” Trump said, adding, “You see what’s happened. I mean, you have many religious groups have been complaining about that. They’ve been complaining about it for a long time.”

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