Sunday, July 17, 2016

"Trained by Dad in the Business"

"What's really kind of laughable is he says, 'I borrowed $1 million from my father.' Well, he got access to $40 million in financing for that Commodore Hotel renovation. So if you can walk into a bank, and they'll say, 'You're Fred Trump's son. Here's $40 million in construction funds.' That's a pretty big advantage."

Lisa Desjardins at the PBS Newshour interviews Michael D'Antonio and David Cay Johnson, biographers of Donald Trump.

And Kurt Eichenwald in Newsweek catalogs Trump's many business failures.

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