Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston has covered Donald Trump for 30 years, longer than anyone other serious journalist. His books include the global bestsellers The Making of Donald Trump and It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America and his trilogy on the American economy Perfectly Legal (taxes), Free Lunch (subsidies) and The Fine Print (monopolies and regulation).
At 19 Johnston was a front page staff writer at the San Jose Mercury. He later reported for the Detroit Free Press, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer and for 13 years was The New York Times tax reporter.
He runs nonprofit DCReport.org and is a frequent guest in MSNBC, CNN, DemocracyNow! and other television news programs.