All day, Maddow teased her show, saying she had somehow obtained Trump's tax records. But when many Americans tuned in, her "big reveal" was less than what she'd hyped. People were irritated, amused, and baffled they'd been tricked into watching a such an unsatisfying program.
But HeatStreet points that several of MSNBC's personalities have had problems with taxes:
The Rev. Al Sharpton, according to HeatStreet:
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The Rev. Al Sharpton— MSNBC’s Sunday morning host — easily comes in first place when it comes to “issues” with the taxman. He and his various entities—including several dissolved by New York for failure to pay taxes—currently owe about $1.5 million in state and federal taxes, interest and penalties, according to public records. It’s a staggering sum, but down substantially from the $4.5 million in outstanding tax liens tallied by the New York Times two years ago. Sharpton has repeatedly said he’s worked out agreements with authorities to settle his tax debt, and a source close to him says he’s been paying it down aggressively, aware of how it may affect his legacy.