When news about President Trump's taxes broke, many Americans wondered how he avoided paying anything for years. The answer? Tax breaks and loopholes benefit the rich.
How Trump and America’s Richest Avoid Taxes: They Have Wealth, Not Income

Most taxpayers will never receive the kind of tax breaks given to the wealthy, which expands inequality and hurts the middle class.

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will debate on this stage at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Here’s What You Need to Know About the First Presidential Debate

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Trump will square off in Cleveland on a variety of issues, from the coronavirus response to the economy—all just five weeks before Election Day.

By keeping taxes flat for 98% of Americans, Biden says his plan will help lift the working class (Shutterstock).
Middle-Class Americans Should Be Earning More, According to Biden. He Says His Tax Plan Will Help.

According to one study, the American middle class should be earning $42,000 more per worker. That's a stark contrast to how tax breaks have helped the wealthiest Americans get even richer under Trump.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.