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Donald Trump: “Taxes for Rich People May Go Up”

In an apparent reversal of his stated policy, Donald Trump has said taxes for rich people may have to go up.

The Republican presidential hopeful told ABC’s This Week: “On my plan they’re going down. But by the time it’s negotiated, they’ll go up.”

Donald Trump also apparently reversed his position on the minimum wage, saying: “I’m allowed to change.”


The billionaire is all but certain to become the official Republican candidate for the November presidential election.

Several top Republicans have said they will not vote for Donald Trump.

Photo LA Times

Photo LA Times

Donald Trump’s tax plan says the wealthiest individuals would get a tax break.

However, the real estate mogul told This Week his “optimum plan” would be negotiated with Democrats, but not be approved as such.

Donald Trump’s top priorities would be lowering taxes on businesses and the middle class, not helping the rich.

On the minimum wage, Donald Trump said: “I haven’t decided in terms of numbers. But I think people have to get more.”

He has previously said he is against increasing the minimum wage.

When asked about the change of position, Donald Trump said: “I’m allowed to change. You need flexibility.”

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