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Richard Painter: 7 Billlion Tax Bill

Posted by admin on Monday, May 1, 2017

Richard Painter Money Quote saying about Robert Mercer that he got Trump elected and asking whether that will lead to a IRS commissioner that will pursue existing 7 billion dollar taxes case against Mercer. Richard Painter said:

Are we going to have a commissioner of the IRS who aggressively enforces the law and takes good cases to Tax Court or (somebody who) just throws away tax cases so billionaires don’t have to pay their taxes and the rest of us can pay more taxes?
— Richard Painter

Richard Painter: Foreign Governments Cash

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 15, 2017

Richard Painter Money Quote saying that donald trump will be in violation of the emoluments clause of the constitution on the day he takes office if he doesn’t divest from his businesses and that his mixing of money with politics put us at risk. Richard Painter said:

[Trump] will be in violation of the constitution. The founders knew that foreign governments would try to meddle in our elections, meddle in our politics and they did not want any foreign government money coming to anyone holding a position of
trust with our government
— Richard Painter

Richard Painter: Trump Emoluments Clause

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 14, 2017

Richard Painter Money Quote saying Trump legal maneuvers attempting to skirt the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution are entirely inappropriate. Richard Painter said:

The plan we heard today does not comply with the law. And these emoluments, these payments from foreign governments, have to be out of the Trump business empire on Jan. 20 or he will be in violation of the law
— Richard Painter

Richard Painter: Fiduciary Duty Self Greed

Posted by admin on Monday, October 3, 2016

Richard W. Painter Money Quote saying saying that the Trump claim of fiduciary duty to himself is better defined as greed. Richard W. Painter said:

There is no such thing as a fiduciary duty as a businessman to oneself. That’s called greed. And greed is not a component of the law of fiduciary duty anywhere
— Richard W. Painter

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