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Tue Oct 13, 2020, 08:11 AM

Trump says Biden is dodging. Fair. So when will Trump answer these important questions?

Opinion by Editorial Board

“THIS SHOULD be all the media is focused on,” Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” She was not talking about the coronavirus, health care or whether President Trump will accept the results of an election he loses, but about the possibility that Democrats might expand the Supreme Court if they won the presidency, the Senate and the House. “That’s all we should be talking about,” she insisted.

Well, no. The question of court reform is important. Though he has opposed court expansion in the past, Mr. Trump’s challenger, Democrat Joe Biden, has declined to answer clearly whether he would favor it in light of the GOP’s race to jam Judge Amy Coney Barrett on the high court just before Election Day. Mr. Biden should stop dodging the question. But this is hardly the only unanswered question to which voters deserve answers.

For example: To whom does the president owe $421 million? The New York Times only two weeks ago revealed, based on decades of Mr. Trump’s tax returns, that the president is in debt to this alarming extent. Who are his creditors? Are there Russian oligarchs or other foreign interests among them? This is an unanswered question with potentially grave implications for U.S. national security.

“His financial situation presents a significant counterintelligence risk — because the millions of dollars he owes over the next few years put his very financial solvency at risk,” wrote former acting CIA director Michael Morell and former assistant attorney general for national security David Kris in a Post op-ed. If he were not elected president, and were instead applying for a government job, “Trump would have been denied a clearance.” What policy might the president change to make him more capable of paying back these debts? What would he have to do for them to be forgiven? And when will the president make good on his pledge to release his tax forms, so Americans can see in black and white whether he lied about their contents?

These, too, are questions the media should be focused on.


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Ferrets are Cool Oct 13 #1

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Tue Oct 13, 2020, 08:18 AM

1. Mr. President, When will you condemn the headhunters fee put on our military by Putin?

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