“Why doesn’t somebody just leak it?”
Chris Matthews may have gotten another tingle up his leg at the thought of the “liberals” at the IRS leaking President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
— Stacy Washington (@StacyOnTheRight) April 18, 2017
“We know there’s no audit,” the MSNBC host said on “Hardball” on Monday.
“Can’t the IRS just make a statement, he’s not under audit? Just make the announcement,” he continued. “By the way, that would be a good leak. Somebody at the IRS just leaking. I thought they were all liberals over there. Why doesn’t somebody just leak it?”
How is this legal? Chris Matthews is now inviting the IRS to leak Donald Trump’s tax returns. pic.twitter.com/hLa7A2z91H
— Kevin W. (@kwilli1046) April 18, 2017
Maybe because, according to the law, it’s “a felony punishable upon conviction by a fine in any amount not exceeding $5,000, or imprisonment of not more than 5 years, or both.”
— Chris #MAGA ?? (@Chris_1791) April 18, 2017
“People have been inviting the IRS people to do that for months now. And to their credit so far they haven’t,” guest panelist Howard Fineman said.
Matthews scoffed at Fineman’s suggestion that perhaps the IRS hasn’t leaked the information because “they might actually believe in the ethics of their job.”
“They’re listening, Howard. And they’re so taken with you,” Matthews responded.
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@PatVPeters Chris Matthews asked IRS to flagrantly break the law. What else is new?
— David E Y Sarna (@DSarna) April 18, 2017
@MCCNP Chris Matthews is CRAZY????
— Torri (@BCMsolt) April 18, 2017
— Patriot Society Org (@PatriotOrg) April 18, 2017
@MCCNP They Have To Make Up News Cuz They Have Nothing LOL
— Sharon Thrash (@TrumpFollower13) April 18, 2017
— Alison Matthews (@alimat5) April 18, 2017
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— Ray Croteau (@RayCroteau2) April 18, 2017
@kwilli1046 Where were Obama’s records on anything?
— chris skier (@chris_skier) April 18, 2017
— Trump 2020 (@Bamatopher) April 18, 2017
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