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Warren Buffett just released his own tax data to hammer Trump

Billionaire and Hillary Clinton supporter Warren Buffet today released data from his own federal income tax returns to put pressure on Trump to release his. “I have been audited by the IRS multiple times and am currently being audited. I have no problem in releasing my tax information while under audit. Neither would Mr. Trump — at least he would have no legal problem,” Buffet said, in a dig at Trump. Trump’s campaign declined to respond to Buffet’s statement for obvious reasons.