An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power
Throughout hours of interviews, he was alternately enthusiastic and sternly skeptical.
The real estate mogul once wished for a ‘proper president’ who could save the country. Eventually, he decided he was the perfect person for the job.
 This searchable archive contains more than 400 documents, with thousands of pages of interview transcripts, court filings, financial reports, immigration records and other material. 
‘I think I may have more Indian blood than a lot of the so-called Indians,’ he once said.
Scant number of African American convention delegates underscores challenges for GOP nominee.
“He had a reputation for saying anything that came into his head,” a schoolmate recalls.
Lawyer and adviser Roy M. Cohn was a master of the attack and counterattack.
Despite losing money every year under his leadership, the company compensated Trump handsomely, including a $5 million bonus in the year that shares lost 70 percent of their value.
New interviews and documents show how customers were pushed to spend on pricey programs.
The GOP presidential candidate’s history on taxes collides with his campaign rhetoric.
The GOP candidate said he barely knew Felix Sater, but Sater’s sworn testimony offered a different account.
In what could be the role of a lifetime, the billionaire’s PR man sounds just like him — and for good reason.
The tabloid image the businessman cultivated decades ago emerges as campaign issue.
(Victor J. Blue)
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Although the two jousted for decades over Trump’s brand, Icahn has endorsed the Republican front-runner for president.
  • Apr 30, 2016
Residents of Kallstadt would rather avoid talking about their famous distant cousin.
Trump has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing in the university's marketing and collection of fees. Still, his conduct has become an issue in the presidential campaign.
The mogul’s reliance on junk bonds helped bankrupt the world’s largest gambling complex.
A 1973 federal lawsuit provided an early look at the hardball tactics the GOP presidential front-runner has employed in business and, more recently, in politics.
“The Apprentice” transformed the GOP front-runner from an easily caricatured Richie Rich into a pop-culture truth-teller and an evangelist for the American gospel of success.
  • Jan 27, 2016
He’s increasingly reliant on selling his name, which lets him avoid traditional real estate investment risks.