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CBS Evening News Interviews Beth Kaufman on Trump Tax Investigation

October 2, 2018, CBS Evening News

President Trump has presented himself as a self-made billionaire. But a new investigation published in the New York Times finds he was given or inherited a large portion of his father's real estate fortunes, worth at least $413 million today. In an interview with CBS Evening News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang, Caplin & Drysdale’s Beth Shapiro Kaufman (a former Treasury Department official) said “If they were under-reporting the gifts, then they under-paid the gift tax and that would be something of interest to the New York tax authorities and to the federal tax authorities.” Please visit this link to access the interview, then click and draft to minute 1:29.

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