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      David A. Fahrenthold

      Washington, D.C.

      Reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests. Education: Harvard University, B.A. in history, 2000.
       David A. Fahrenthold is a reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests. He has been at The Washington Post since 2000, and previously covered Congress, the federal bureaucracy, the environment and the D.C. police. 
      Honors & Awards:
      • Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, 2017.
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      Latest from David A. Fahrenthold

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      Authorities report that water levels rose more than 10 feet in a few hours overnight Thursday into Friday.

      • Sep 14, 2018

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      Barbara Res, a former vice president of the Trump Organization, made the allegation in an op-ed about her former boss.

      • Sep 12, 2018

      McCain funeral: McCain lies in state at U.S. Capitol as Pence, congressional leaders honor late senator

      “We have this beautiful thing, the chance to do for this man, what he did for us,” Speaker Paul D. Ryan said at the memorial service. The public will be allowed to view the casket until 8 p.m.

      • Aug 31, 2018

      ‘He can’t get rid of any of this’: Trump’s wall of secrecy erodes amid growing legal challenges

      The president has lashed out at disloyal former aides and “flippers” as details about his business and personal life emerge in court.

      • Aug 25, 2018

      New York attorney general moves to open a state criminal tax investigation into Michael Cohen

      The former personal lawyer for President Trump has already admitted to evading federal income taxes.

      • Aug 23, 2018

      After fast turn against Trump, Michael Cohen threatens to leverage secrets against the president

      Under financial and personal pressures, the longtime Trump attorney agreed to a plea deal in a matter of weeks.

      • Aug 22, 2018

      Federal agency grants Trump D.C. hotel rental credit of $534,000 for maintaining clock tower

      Emails show apparent dispute between Trump's company and the General Services Administration, the landlord of his D.C. hotel. Last month a federal judge raised concerns about the hotel's lease.

      • Aug 3, 2018

      At President Trump’s hotel in New York, revenue went up this spring — thanks to a visit from big-spending Saudis

      The March visit, by travelers accompanying the Saudi crown prince, highlights how little is known about Trump’s business dealings with foreign governments.

      • Aug 3, 2018

      Federal judge allows emoluments case against Trump to proceed

      Plaintiffs plan to seek private information about the president’s finances and business.

      • Jul 25, 2018

      President Trump’s company reveals how much foreign profit it donated to the U.S. Treasury: $151,470

      The company said it donated that amount to the U.S. Treasury in late February, in keeping with a promise that President Trump made before he was inaugurated.

      • Mar 9, 2018
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