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David Fahrenthold      

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter For The Washington Post

David A. Fahrenthold is a reporter covering the Trump family and their business interests. He has been at the Post since 2000, and previously covered Congress, the federal bureaucracy, the environment, and the D.C. police. Fahrenthold is also an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.

In 2017, Fahrenthold was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his coverage of Donald Trump, including the 2016 United States presidential election. He was being awarded for his persistent reporting that created a model for transparent journalism in political campaign coverage while casting doubt on Trump’s assertions of generosity toward charities.

A native of Houston, he now lives with his wife and two daughters in Washington. Fahrenthold graduated from Harvard with a history degree.


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Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold remembers being struck by Donald Trump's pledge to donate $6 million, including $1 million of his personal funds, ...

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Photo illustration of David Fahrenthold by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post. “ Arnold and Tim, if you'd come up, we're going to give you a nice, beautiful check,”  ...

A Time magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs ...

The Washington Post's David A. Fahrenthold breaks down a fake Time magazine cover that is displayed in at least two of President Trump's golf resorts.

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