Latest from Joshua Partlow

Loan payments loom as Trump fights for his political future – and the future of his business

Trump faces difficult decisions, particularly for a man who treats his properties as symbols of personal success.
  • Oct 23, 2020

Shouting matches, partisan rallies, guns at polling places: Tensions high at early-voting sites

Allegations of possible voter intimidation and improper campaigning, many involving Trump supporters, have marked the early days of voting.
  • Oct 21, 2020

State Department signals it will keep most details of its spending at Trump’s properties hidden until after election

The agency had said it would it would try to release by Thursday up to 300 pages of information sought in open-records requests. It instead sent two.
  • Oct 16, 2020

Trump’s children brought Secret Service money to the family business with their visits, records show

Ethics experts say the president’s adult children could have chosen not to charge the government.
  • Oct 12, 2020

Former Special Forces sought by private security company to guard polling sites in Minnesota, company says

The group posted the ad through a defense industry jobs site this week.
  • Oct 9, 2020

Trump got a $21 million tax break for saving the forest outside his N.Y. mansion. Now the deal is under investigation.

New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) is investigating whether the Trump Organization improperly inflated the value of Seven Springs estate.
  • Oct 9, 2020

Trump’s call for poll-watching volunteers sparks fear of chaos and violence on Election Day

Civil rights leaders and Democratic lawyers said the president’s comments in Tuesday’s debate with Joe Biden could lead to illegal election interference.
  • Sep 30, 2020

Pennsylvania Republicans push committee to investigate presidential vote

Democrats in the battleground state fear it will interfere with the Nov. 3 election.
  • Sep 30, 2020

How Trump used the U.S. tax code to his benefit in three ways

Tax law experts say Trump’s company ventured into complex legal territory.
  • Sep 28, 2020

Luxury cars, MAGA flags and Facebook invites: How an unknown Idaho family organized the Portland rally that turned deadly

An architect and his family, not known as political activists, staged one of the most dramatic pro-Trump demonstrations of the summer.
  • Sep 21, 2020