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The Business of Silence — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Trump has long worked to enforce silence. And he’s been trying to take the practice to the White House.

A building owned by President Donald Trump in Manhattan (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has had many roles in his life: Real estate scion, reality show star, Oval Office holder. But through it all, one thing has remained consistent. He works to keep people silent.

In the latest episode of “Trump, Inc.,” our podcast with WNYC, we’re looking at the ways Trump has tried to buy and enforce silence — and how it matters more than ever now that he’s president. We talk to The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow about just one of the tactics used by those helping the president: the “catch and kill.”

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