Andrea Bernstein is the Peabody Award-winning cohost of the acclaimed WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., which won the prestigious 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award. In addition to broadcast appearances on outlets including PBS NewsHour, CNN, and Fresh Air, her work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post, New York, and on NPR.
A sweeping story of two American families, which shows that both
the Trumps and the Kushners made their fortunes--often with
government money. How did these 'self-made men' really get made?
With donations, favors, intimidation and other people's money.
Nobody really beats city hall. The winners buy it, as Bernstein
shows.--David Fahrenthold, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at the
Andrea Bernstein masterfully chronicles the sordid narrative that is the American reality. What elevates her book isn't just her gobsmacking tale of these two families; it's that she illuminates the contours of the system that brought us their corrupt reign.--Franklin Foer, staff writer at the Atlantic and author of World Without Mind
Anyone concerned about American democracy should read Andrea Bernstein's devastating expose of the Trump and Kushner families. With meticulous precision, she documents the pernicious effects of dynastic wealth and power, now threatening to turn the highest rungs of the US government into a corrupt oligarchy.--Jane Mayer, The New Yorker staff writer and New York Times best-selling author of Dark Money
A rich and highly readable compendium...Bernstein is an intrepid reporter.--William Cohan
A meticulous deep dive.--Lloyd Green