Trump: ‘I’m Not Looking To Raise Taxes,’ But ‘Hedge Fund Guys’ Should ‘Pay Some Tax’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said “I want to have middle income pay less, and I want to have even upper middle income, and even in some cases, people that are pretty wealthy, pay less,” and “I’m not looking to increase taxes,” but criticized “hedge fund guys” who are “paying very little tax” or “no tax,” should “pay some tax” on Tuesday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” Host Sean Hannity began by stating that he pays between federal and state taxes in New York, that he said lack the “major deductions” a lot of people have. Trump said that the 62% rate Hannity says he pays after everything is taken into account is “out of control.” Trump, after stating New York state should have done fracking and this would have lowered taxes, said, “If you look at some of the people, the middle income people, Sean, and upper middle income, even wealthy,
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Exclusive – Reince Priebus: ‘I Was Talking to CNN’ About Getting Fiorina on Debate Stage Before Her Campaign Went Public

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Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus told Breitbart News in his first interview since CNN announced new criteria that will ensure former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is on the next debate’s main stage that he in fact was working with CNN to solve the problem before Fiorina’s campaign public on the matter.
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Kornheiser: I Have Never Seen a Player Do More to ‘Harm Himself’ Than RG III

During Tuesday’s “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN2, co-host Tony Kornhieser reacted to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III “liking” an Instagram post that criticized the Redskins front office shortly after Griffin lost his starting job to Kirk Cousins. Griffin refuted the report, saying an intern “liked” it. According to Kornheiser, Griffin, who has battled injuries his whole NFL career, as well as been called a “cornball brother” by former ESPN analyst Rob Parker and, most recently, making Griffin sit despite being cleared from a concussion, has done more to harm his career than any other athlete over the last three years. “I don’t believe in this particular case that he ‘liked’ it himself, but I can believe that he did because I have never seen a professional athlete do more to harm himself than Robert Griffin has done over the last three years in Washington,” stated Kornheiser. He added, “He pokes holes in his own boat all the time
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Report: MLB Commish Will Not Reinstate Shoeless Joe Jackson

ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike” reported on Tuesday that Major League Baseball will not be reinstating former Chicago “Black Sox” player Shoeless Joe Jackson, who many believe took no part in the scandal that saw some members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox purposefully throw the World Series in favor of the Cincinnati Reds. Jackson, along with seven other members of the team, were all banned from baseball, but sported a lifetime .356 batting average, as well as a .375 with a then-record 12 hits and errorless play in the outfield in the 1919 World Series. “There are multiple reports out there right now. You probably heard already that major league baseball has made a decision on whether or not it was going to reinstate Shoeless Joe Jackson,” said Mike Greenberg. “Shoeless Joe Jackson been dead since 1951 and there are multiple reports Major League baseball has denied his reinstatement. So, this is 60 years after he is dead; baseball seems to have not reinstated Shoeless
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Hispanic Chamber CEO: The Private Donald is Very Different from the Public Donald

Tuesday on CNN’s “Newsroom With Brooke Baldwin,” after Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump held a private meeting today with the head of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Javier Palomarez, the CEO said, “The private Donald was very different from the public Donald.” Palomarez  said, “He did talk to me candidly about his feeling about the Hispanic community and immigrants in general. He talked to me about some of his friends who are Hispanic who have had longstanding relationships with him. People whose names I won’t mention now. The reality of it is, the private Donald was very very different from the public Donald, and I was very–I think encouraged—by what I heard, but the proof is in the pudding.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
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