- Edward McCaffery: For all he's willing to put out there, Donald Trump hates to disclose certain information
- Presumptive GOP candidate's tendencies to withhold and lash out are warning signs, he says
Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of "Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Donald Trump doesn't want the world to see his secrets -- but seemingly only when the spotlight would cost him money. When forced to disclose costly information to public scrutiny, "Don't-Disclose Donald" lashes out. It seems self-evident to Trump that his making or keeping his own money is a reason for doing or saying just about anything. That's not usually the order of priorities for politicians.