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Donald Trump went crying to Congress for a very special tax break

In 1990, Donald Trump opened the biggest casino in Atlantic City. In 1991, that casino filed for bankruptcy. Lots of the debt Donald Trump had personally guaranteed in his completely unworkable attempt to operate three competing casinos in the same small city, and to finance his casino with high interest junk bonds, fell back on his shoulders. So he did what any big businessman in America would do—he went crying to Congress.
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