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“He didn’t just pay a lower tax rate than the average American, he paid a lower regular income tax rate than the poorest half of Americans who at the time were making about $300 a week on average while Trump was making $3 million a week.”
This week it’s a five-part series talking with Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston, arguably the world’s top expert on Donald Trump. He met the president in 1988 covering Atlantic City casinos for the Philadelphia Inquirer, found him to be a conman, and became knowledgable about both him and his methods. They discussed his handling of COVID-19, his response to the George Floyd protest marches, and the case before the US Supreme Court determining whether his tax returns must be made public.
Listen to part 3 of 5 below.