Latest from David A. Fahrenthold

Biden administration keeps long-sought Trump hotel documents under wraps

The Trump administration blocked Democrats’ efforts to unearth documents related to his federally leased D.C. hotel. Not much has changed under Biden.
  • Jun 11, 2021

Prosecutor in Trump criminal probe convenes grand jury to hear evidence, weigh potential charges

The move by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. suggests his investigation of the former president’s business has entered an advanced stage after more than two years.
  • May 25, 2021

Since leaving office, Trump has charged the Secret Service more than $40,000 to use space at Mar-a-Lago

Trump charged his own protective detail $396.15 per night to rent a room near him, and U.S. taxpayers footed the bill, documents show.
  • May 21, 2021

Seven questions about New York’s investigations of Trump

On Tuesday, Letitia James, the state Attorney General of New York, said she had opened a criminal probe of the former president's business practices. What does that mean for him?
  • May 19, 2021

Investigation of Trump Organization now exploring possible criminal conduct, N.Y. attorney general’s office says

Investigators for Attorney General Letitia James have notified lawyers for the Trump Organization, indicating that the nature of the probe has evolved.
  • May 19, 2021

Ma’Khia Bryant’s family remembers her as loving, affectionate: ‘She didn’t even have a chance to live her life’

Relatives and others are mourning the loss of the 16-year-old, killed by police this week.
  • Apr 22, 2021

Trump executive’s son was given sizable salary, generous perks, documents show

Barry Weisselberg is the son of Trump’s longtime confidant and chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, whose cooperation Manhattan’s district attorney is maneuvering to secure in his investigation of the former president’s business activities.
  • Apr 9, 2021

The GOP is Trump’s party, so ‘all Republican roads lead to Mar-a-Lago’

The surest sign of Trump’s continued power: Republicans are still trying to pay him money.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Manhattan district attorney seizes evidence from Trump executive’s former daughter-in-law

Jennifer Weisselberg was married to Barry Weisselberg, the son of Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg, and has said previously that she possessed financial records belonging to both men.
  • Apr 8, 2021

New York attorney general probes finances of key Trump aide

Inquiry marks second probe into finances of CFO Allen Weisselberg following one by Manhattan District Attorney.
  • Apr 1, 2021