According to tax documents obtained by The New York Times, presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed a $916 million loss in 1995 that could have allowed him to avoid paying any federal income tax for years.

A statement from the Trump campaign neither confirmed nor denied the $916 million figure, the Times reported on its website Saturday night.

Since the 1970s, most major-party presidential candidates have released their tax returns months before Election Day, but the Trump campaign has so far resisted the tradition. Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence, released his tax returns in September.

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