The journalist David Cay Johnston revealed what was inside the president's 2005 1040 tax form on Tuesday night.
But the fact that the paper published Trump's tax returns isn't enough to lock someone up.
Are millennials really as bad at their finances as everyone assumes?
Though Trump's tax returns have been overshadowed by more recent scandals, Peter James Kiernan wants to make sure no one forgets about what he says is a national security issue.
A bizarre debate performance, a feud with a former beauty queen, an unearthed appearance in a Playboy video, allegations of business done with Iran and Cuba, a reported billion-dollar loss, and lots and lots of denials.
This weekend, Theresa May announced when the Brexit process will begin, it was reported that Trump "might have avoided paying income tax for 18 years", demonstrators staged a "die-in" against expanding Heathrow, and more.
It would make "financial auditors out of every person in the country," apparently.
Clinton released her 2015 tax returns on Friday, showing she and Bill Clinton earned most of their money from speaking fees and book deals.
Both candidates released their required personal financial disclosures, but the filings don't provide enough information to verify Trump's claim.
The real question isn't so much what he's hiding—it's why he feels entitled to conceal something that every presidential candidate since the 1970s has been expected to reveal.