Did Trump avoid paying taxes? Voters won’t like it.

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters as he arrives at WesBanco Arena during a Make America Great Again rally in Wheeling.

Governance Studies Fellow Vanessa Williamson explains what we know about the origins of President Donald Trump’s wealth, Americans’ views on tax avoidance, and what implications a recent New York Times article on the Trump family’s tax history may have on the president’s support and legislative agenda.

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