First is the issue that, unlike president Trump, Biden has released his tax returns. Trump’s were allegedly leaked to the New York Times and it was reported he paid just $750 in tax in 2017 (though he called these reports “fake news”).
Hypocrisy aside, there’s also the issue that Biden hasn’t owned this particular home for 24 years.
As a young senator and recent widower (his first wife Neilia and their baby daughter Naomi had died in a car accident in 1972), Biden purchased this former DuPont mansion in tony Greenville for $185,000. He nicknamed the 10,000-square-foot house 'The Station,' and it became the campaign headquarters for his first presidential run in 1988. In 1996, Biden sold the house for $1.2 million.
On Twitter, people wasted no time informing Eric Trump of this fact. And also calling out the idea that the Trump family should be pointing fingers over other people's finances.
The responses were as brutal as you'd expect.
This is the DuPont Mansion. Biden purchased it in 1974 for just $185,000 because it was severely run down. Being ho… https://t.co/IX8PzxytAS