CNN's Corey Lewandowski Urges Trump To Sue NY Times "Into Oblivion" Over Tax Report
Lewandowski: "There Is No National Security Interest To Donald Trump's Tax Returns"
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From the October 3 edition of CNN's New Day:
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ALISYN CAMEROTA (CO-HOST): So Corey, how are voters going to process this, the idea that maybe for two decades Donald Trump didn't pay income taxes?
COREY LEWANDOWSKI: I think there’s a couple things you need to look at first and foremost. Number one, we don't know if the documents are actually authentic. That's the first thing.
CAMEROTA: But the campaign hasn't denied them.
LEWANDOWSKI: Well here's what we know. The New York Times editor in chief, Dean Baquet, has told Harvard University, when he was up there speaking, he's willing to go to jail to publish Donald Trump's taxes, right? Number one, that's a felony, OK, to publish someone’s taxes without their permission. So The New York Times has a coordinated effort now to go out and -- amazingly, two weeks after he says this, he receives a document in the mail, or one of those reporters does, that shows that it’s Donald Trump's tax returns and they just decide to publish them without any authentication.
CAMEROTA: No they went to the person who prepared them. They went to the accountant who prepared them. He said that he confirmed them.
LEWANDOWSKI: There is no national security interest to Donald Trump's tax returns, that's a fact, and The New York Times should be held accountable. And I hope he sues them into oblivion for doing this, because if the fact remains -- if it comes out that these aren't accurate, where's the recourse?