Times Editor Dean Baquet Would Risk Jail To Publish Trump’s Taxes

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Party of New York Presidential Convention in ManhattanCome on, someone’s gotta know how to get their hands on ’em! 


Chris Isidore@CNN Money (9/12/16): “‘I think every journalist on the planet wants Donald Trump’s tax returns,’ said Laura Poitras, a filmmaker who made an Academy Award-winning documentary about NSA leaker Edward Snowden. But she told both Baquet and Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodward, who was also there, that the lawyers for their newspapers would probably warn them that they’d face jail time for publishing such information. ‘If the Post or the Times were to get Donald Trump’s tax returns, would you publish them?’ she asked. Both said yes, that they’d argue with the attorneys to do so.”

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