David Cay Johnston

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author, Daily Beast, Investipedia, DC Report

Guest

David Cay Johnston is a columnist for the Daily Beast, Investipedia and USA Today, and the founder of  DCReport. He is the author of Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill), Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality,   The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use “Plain English” to Rob You Blind and The Making of Donald Trump.

Johnston has also written for Al Jazeera, NewsweekReuters, the Los Angeles Times (1976-1988) and the New York Times (1995-2008), where he won a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on loopholes and inequities in the US tax code.

David Cay Johnston on KCRW

President Trump has asserted executive privilege over the entire Mueller report, saying he won’t comply with the House Judiciary Committee’s subpoenas for the unredacted report or the…

Trump refuses to allow unredacted Mueller report to go to Congress

President Trump has asserted executive privilege over the entire Mueller report, saying he won’t comply with the House Judiciary Committee’s subpoenas for the unredacted report or the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Liberal Jews are outraged. Even AIPAC has broken precedent, criticizing Netanyahu’s political allies in his effort to maintain power.

Netanyahu, Israeli extremists and America’s Jews

Liberal Jews are outraged. Even AIPAC has broken precedent, criticizing Netanyahu’s political allies in his effort to maintain power.

from To the Point

The New York Times on Tuesday published a giant investigation saying Trump and his siblings established a “sham corporation to disguise millions of dollars in gifts from their…

How tax laws make it easy to pass down wealth in America

The New York Times on Tuesday published a giant investigation saying Trump and his siblings established a “sham corporation to disguise millions of dollars in gifts from their…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Impeachment counts as a big legal problem, right?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

It’s been only days since the president was acquitted in the impeachment trial.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

from To the Point

Senators have been sworn in and the trial begins next week.

from Left, Right & Center

The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg’s campaigns have spent big money on commercial time during the game.

from KCRW Features

“We think the state will add about 300 new license stores and delivery services in 2020, and that's adding to the 600 that already exist.

from KCRW Features

Today at 12:15 PM, Pete Buttigieg is participating in a town hall at USC Bovard Auditorium. He also has an evening fundraiser for his campaign.

from News Stories

Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…

from KCRW Features