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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax-form claims are exaggerated

Donald Trump, Irina Vilarino,
President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his $1.5 trillion tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018, as Irina Vilarino, owner of Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine listens. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of Tax Day, President Donald Trump is exaggerating the government's plans to shrink the much-dreaded federal income tax forms.aa

He is promising a simplified, one-page tax form for next year that basically already exists — the 1040EZ. And after weeks of promises, Trump appears to be dropping a pledge to create an even smaller, card-size tax form. There are no signs the IRS is planning any such thing for the 2018 tax year.

Meantime, Trump's tweet Monday accusing China and Russia

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