Maddow: Trump’s ’05 Tax Return Was ‘Sterling’ Because Melania Needed Citizenship

Latest leftist conspiracy theory spewed by MSNBC host

Steve Watson
March 16, 2017

Rachel Maddow, the MSNBC host who failed to reveal anything salacious in the president’s leaked 2005 tax return has claimed that Trump’s accounts had to be ‘sterling’ that year, because his wife was attempting to gain citizenship.

Describing her latest conspiracy theory, Maddow said “In 2005, when they got married the year for which this return was filed, Mrs. Trump was not yet a U.S. citizen.”

“She was the holder of a green card, she could work here legally, but she was not a citizen. She didn’t get her citizenship until the following year, in 2006.” Maddow continued.

The only ‘evidence’ Maddow alluded to to back up her latest claim is that the U.S. Customs and Immigration’s website notes the importance of tax returns in the context of citizenship eligibility.

“And if you go to the U.S. Customs and Immigration service page about how you should prepare for your citizenship interview, U.S. Customs and Immigration advises you that ‘your tax returns are very important proof that you are eligible for naturalization,’ meaning proof that you’re eligible for becoming a citizen,” Maddow frothed.

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“‘On the day of your interview, bring certified tax returns years for the last five years or three years if you are married to a U.S. citizen.’” she quoted from the site.

“So, when Melania Trump went for her citizenship interview in 2006, she would have had to bring tax returns, including from this first year when she was married to Donald Trump and that tax return would be used as a very important piece of evidence as to whether or not she should get citizenship,” Maddow expounded on her theory, grinning inanely throughout .

“So, you better believe that the 2005 tax return is going to be sterling, right? that it’s going to display…

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