Trump's Charity Donations Under Increased Scrutiny

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a news conference before speaking during the 16th annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards at The Venetian Las Vegas on Jan. 21, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The money distributed by Donald J. Trump Foundation — Trump’s charity-focused organization — doesn’t come from Trump’s own pockets. He has promised to give away millions of his own money, but doesn’t appear to have done so.

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold has been digging into Trump’s charity giving and joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to discuss what he’s found.


David Fahrenthold, reporter covering the presidential election for The Washington Post. He tweets @Fahrenthold.

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