Latest from David A. Fahrenthold
The House Oversight committee letter follows a Washington Post report that the Secret Service had been charged up to $650 per night at Mar-a-Lago.
  • Feb 12, 2020
Since Trump took office, he has visited his own properties on 342 days, always accompanied by Secret Service agents. Trump?s company has charged the Secret Service $650 per night for rooms at Mar-a-Lago, and $17,000 a month for a cottage in Bedminster. U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill.
  • Feb 7, 2020
The payments contradict claims that the company charges the government little or nothing for overnight stays.
  • Feb 7, 2020
Buildings called “Trump Plaza” took down large signs with the president’s name in 2017. They just voted not to replace them.
  • Feb 5, 2020
The final outcome of Trump’s Senate trial has never been in doubt. Instead, the main drama has been how much more Republican senators want to learn about what Trump did before deciding whether he should be convicted.
  • Jan 30, 2020
The president also discussed not caring about the budget and killing rattlesnakes.
  • Jan 18, 2020
No figure embodies that mixing better than Rudolph W. Giuliani, a central figure who was a fixture at the D.C. gathering place.
  • Jan 17, 2020
Much remains to be learned about the Trump Organization — including about its financial condition and its changing strategy.
  • Jan 14, 2020
The Treasury Secretary has balked at a Democratic effort to require the agency to begin reporting the costs of protecting President Trump and his family outside Washington.
  • Jan 8, 2020
Two Trump Winery workers said they were fired Monday for being undocumented — and both said that at least five others were also let go on the same day.
  • Dec 31, 2019