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Trump, Inc.

Exploring the Business of Trump

He’s the president, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: what deals are happening, whom they’re happening with, and if the president and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House.

“Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into those questions. We’ll be laying out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps.

Find “Trump, Inc.” wherever you get your podcasts.

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Ruling Confirms Trump Used Fraud to Hype Property Values

In 2019, ProPublica revealed stark inconsistencies between what the Trump Organization had reported to tax authorities and what it told lenders about the finances of one of its towers. A judge this week ruled the company had committed fraud.

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Donald and Ivanka Trump Were Involved in Inauguration’s Inflated Payments to Family Business, New Suit Says

“Members of the Trump family were aware of and involved in the negotiation of this unconscionable contract,” the District of Columbia’s attorney general wrote in the suit.

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We Found Major Trump Tax Inconsistencies. New York’s Mayor Wants a Criminal Investigation.

Asked about ProPublica’s findings that the president’s company made itself appear more profitable to lenders and less to tax officials, Bill de Blasio said the city had examined the matter and sent its findings to the Manhattan district attorney.

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Trump’s Company Removes Presidential Seal From Golf Course

The move comes one day after ProPublica and WNYC reported that the Trump International ordered presidential seals to be used as golf tee markers.

New Legal Filing Reveals Startling Details of Possible Fraud by Trump Organization

What Should Go in the Trump Time Capsule?

The Kushners’ Freddie Mac Loan Wasn’t Just Massive. It Came With Unusually Good Terms, Too.

Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears

Rick Perry’s Ukrainian Dream

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign on the Job. Trump Staffers Keep Doing It Anyway.

The Trump Campaign’s Legal Strategy Includes Suing a Tiny TV Station in Northern Wisconsin

Three Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Decisions on Trump’s Tax and Financial Documents

Why Do People Want to See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns?

What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

“I Can’t Speak Negatively About the President,” Says Official Charged With Stimulus Oversight

Trump Tower’s 2010 Profits Magically Grew By $3 Million In New Loan Filings

Trump’s Lawyers Argue for “Temporary Presidential Immunity”

Meet the Shadowy Accountants Who Do Trump’s Taxes and Help Him Seem Richer Than He Is

The Bigoted, Conspiratorial Rants of Rudy Giuliani’s Radio Show

How Jared Kushner Is Tackling the White House’s Coronavirus Response — Without Any Evident Experience

Yes, Trump Hotels Do Appear to Qualify for Coronavirus Bailout Benefits.

How the Rich and Powerful Profit From Crises Like Coronavirus

Trump’s Company Paid Bribes to Reduce Property Taxes, Assessors Say

How Much Has the Government Spent at Trump’s Properties? It Won’t Say.

How Parnas and Fruman’s Dodgy Donation Was Uncovered by Two People Using Google Translate

Reporting Recipe: How to Identify Suspicious Campaign Finance Records

Trump Pushed for a Sweetheart Tax Deal on His First Hotel. It’s Cost New York City $410,068,399 and Counting.

Listen to Jared Kushner’s Family Saga

Donald Trump Jr. Went to Mongolia, Got Special Treatment From the Government and Killed an Endangered Sheep

Trump Tax Records Reveal New Inconsistencies — This Time for Trump Tower

“Spreading Corruption Is a Russian Government Foreign Policy”

Follow the Money in the Ukraine Scandal

Who Makes Money When a Bunch of Conspiracy Theorists Throw a Party at Trump’s Hotel?

Never-Before-Seen Trump Tax Documents Show Major Inconsistencies

Listen to Conference-Goers at Trump Resort Chant for “War!”

A Brief Guide to Giuliani’s Questionable Friends in Ukraine — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Meet Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager

Welcome to the New “Trump, Inc.”

Here’s How a Foreign Official Ended Up Writing Part of Trump’s Campaign Speech

Trump Adviser Tom Barrack Pushed for Saudi Nuclear Deal — and Planned to Profit From It

The Questions Mueller Didn’t Ask

Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

One Trump Tax Cut Was Meant to Help the Poor. A Billionaire Ended Up Winning Big.

How Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In

“Trump, Inc.” and Former FBI Deputy Chief Andrew McCabe Compare Notes

Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

What We’ve Learned From Trump’s Tax Transcripts — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Tell Us What You Know About the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. We’re Investigating.

How Taxpayers Covered a $1,000 Liquor Bill for Trump Staffers (and More) at Trump’s Club

Mueller Went Looking for a Conspiracy, What He Found Was Conflict and a Cover-Up — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

“Trump, Inc.” Goes Beyond Collusion

Romanian Prime Minister Is Staying at Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Meet Trump’s Other Partners on His Attempted Moscow Tower — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Six Tips for Preparing for the Mueller Report, Which Just Landed

Our Reporting on Michael Cohen: A Reading Guide

What We’ve Learned From Michael Cohen — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

How a Nigerian Presidential Candidate Hired a Trump Lobbyist and Ended Up in Trump’s Lobby — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Who Was Behind the Plan to Give Saudi Arabia Nuclear Power, and What Was Their Agenda? — “Trump, Inc.” Extra

Trump Inauguration Chief Tom Barrack’s “Rules for Success” — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

House Panel Probes Trump Advisers’ Push for Saudi Nuclear Deal

New Evidence Emerges of Possible Wrongdoing by Trump Inaugural Committee

Confidential Memo: Company of Trump Inaugural Chair Sought to Profit From Connections to Administration, Foreigners

Trump’s Inauguration Paid Trump’s Company — With Ivanka in the Middle

What We Now Know about Manafort, Cohen and “Individual-1” — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

“Trump, Inc.” Podcast Honored With Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award

How We Found Donald Trump Jr.’s Secret Investment in a Fundraiser’s Business

Trump Jr. Invested in a Hydroponic Lettuce Company Whose Chair Was Seeking Trump Administration Funds — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

An Emoluments Suit Against Trump Is Moving Ahead. We Spoke to a Plaintiff About What’s Next. — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

So What Trump Investigations Could Be Coming? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

Rudy Giuliani’s Mystery Trips to Russia, Armenia and Ukraine — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Trump and Taxes: The Art of the Dodge — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Trump’s Tangled Relationship With Saudi Arabia — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

Here Are the Trump Projects Where Ivanka and Her Dad Misled Buyers

Pump and Trump

Trump’s Patron-in-Chief: Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson

The Cost of the Office? Trump’s Billion-Dollar Loss — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

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

Elliott Broidy’s All-Access Pass — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort: Two Cases That Shook the Trump World — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

Why Paul Manafort’s $15,000 Ostrich Jacket Wasn’t the Biggest Revelation as His Trial Begins — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

Meet the Government Employees Spending Taxpayer Dollars At Trump Hotels — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

What You Need to Know About Wilbur Ross’ Many Conflicts — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

“Trump, Inc.” Live: From “The Art of the Deal” to the Dossier

Where Did Trump’s Cash Come From? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

The Hidden Hand of a Casino Company in Trump’s Contact with Vietnam — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

The Company Michael Cohen Kept — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Trump’s Company Is Suing Towns Across the Country to Get Breaks on Taxes — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Help Us Dive Into the Swamp — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

The Many Red Flags of Trump’s Partners in India — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

Donald Trump Jr. Pushed ‘Blatantly Illegal’ Project In India, Former Official Says — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast: Where’d Trump’s Record Inauguration Spending Go? ‘It’s Inexplicable’

The Desperation, Secrecy and Conflicts of Jared Kushner’s Company — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast Extra: The Trump Organization Ordered Golf Course Markers With the Presidential Seal. That May Be Illegal.

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast: David Fahrenthold and the Mysterious Loan Trump Made to Himself

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast: Russia, Trump and ‘Alternative Financing’

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast: Money Laundering and the Trump Taj Mahal

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast Extra: Trump’s Company Is Getting $175 Million Annually in Previously Undisclosed Rent

Coming From ProPublica and WNYC: ‘Trump, Inc.,’ the Podcast

Introducing ‘Trump, Inc.,’ a Podcast on the Many Mysteries of Our President’s Businesses

How Ivanka and Donald Trump, Jr. Avoided Criminal Indictment