Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston (find him on Twitter!) returns to discuss his brilliant new book, The Big Cheat: How Donald Trump Fleeced America and Enriched Himself and His Family. We also cover the insurrection, the tax laws and so much more. It’s always quite the privilege to talk with one of America’s finest journalists.
David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, has hunted down a killer the police failed to catch, exposed LAPD abuses, caused two television stations to lose their licenses over news manipulations, and revealed Donald Trump’s true net worth. He has uncovered so many tax dodges that he has been called the “de facto chief tax enforcement officer of the United States.” His last book, Perfectly Legal, was a New York Times bestseller and honored as Book of the Year by the journalism organization Investigative Reporters and Editors. Over his forty-year career he has won many other honors, including a George Polk Award.
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