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America is a world leader in allowing private companies to levy taxes on its citizens, including (stay with me here), *a tax on paying your taxes*.

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In most of the world, tax authorities prepare everyone's returns, sending a form with all their tax details - collected from employers and other regulated entities, like pension funds and commodities brokers, who must report income to the tax office.

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NY #AG #LetitiaJames doubling down after the @CDCInjury put out notice of the guideline update, which included citing serious harms from misapplications of the 2016 version. James made no mention of that & proceeded to urge inclusion of a 50 MME threshold.… ImageImageImage
NY’s #AG, #LetitiaJames appointed attorney David Nachman to lead the Counsel for Opioids and Impact Litigation, knowing his wife is the co-founder of Lyndra pharma, maker of a once a week bupe product that would $ from the abatement funds. @naag #COI… ImageImageImageImage
This just takes the cake. Imagine suing while allowing rampant COIs like this.… Image
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NY AG #LetitiaJames Trolls Trump’s ‘Pathetic’ and ‘Illegal’ Anarchist Jurisdictions Order

“As the nation moves towards 200,000 DEATHS from COVID-19 and as tens of millions remain OUT OF WORK, Trump is trying to distract Americans from his failures”

James “A pathetic attempt to scare Americans into voting for a commander-in-chief who is actually incapable of commanding our nation. Trump failed to listen to scientists, failed to steer our economy through this pandemic, and has repeatedly failed to bring our nation together”
“The president should be prepared to defend this illegal order in court, which hypocritically lays the groundwork to DEFUND #NewYork and the very types of law enforcement President Trump pretends to care about,” AG James
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#EricTrump lawyers say he can’t testify in #NY probe into family business practices till after election because of ‘extreme travel schedule’

‘No one is above the law, period,’ responds state AG #LetitiaJames


#LetitiaJames launched her civil investigation of potential fraud in Trump business dealings in March 2019 after President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Cohen told Congress that Trump had REPEATEDLY INFLATED the VALUE OF HIS ASSETS to obtain more favorable terms for loans...
The lawyers argued #EricTrump’s “extreme travel schedule” related to his father’s re-election campaign prevented him from testifying sooner in state AG #LetitiaJames’s civil probe

They said they also wanted “to avoid the use of his deposition attendance for political purposes.”
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