During election campaigns myths about the candidates are formed to polish their image before the voters. Like all campaigns, the Trump campaign has formed a polished image of him in an exceptional skill and determination. In this book, we try to unveil the real story of Trump as the journalist David Cay Johnston tells it.
" portrait shows he would be a disaster as president" – Financial Times
"David Cay Johnston provides a thorough tour of loopholes and exceptions to the rules via Trump’s management of his assets, properties, private jets and more." - Real Change
"His just-released book,The Making of Donald Trump, is a 288-page compendium of “basically everything Donald Trump wants to make sure you do not know,” said Johnston, who has been following the real estate mogul for decades."– Moyers and Company
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During election campaigns myths about the candidates are formed to polish their image before the voters.
Over more than four decades of promoting himself in public, Trump has declared widely varying figures for his net worth.
Trump relies on two core strategies to manage the public image he has spent decades creating, polishing, and selling.
Trump often threatens to sue journalists, insuring caution from publishers and broadcasters who want to avoid a costly lawsuit.
Trump distorts information, contradicts himself, and blocks inquiries into his conduct by journalists, law enforcement, business regulators, and other people’s lawyers.
The Trump family’s deep roots stretch to the 17th century in Germany, when the family name was Drumpf. In 1648, they simplified it into Trump.
Trump, like his father and grandfather, did business with the heads of the Genovese and Gambino Mafia families in New York.
Trump’s foray into professional football provides an early example of a business career built on breaking and ignoring rules.
Among Trump’s top-valued properties is the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briar-cliff Manor.