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A Peek Inside Trump's Smoke and Mirrors Tour

Timothy L. O'Brien is the executive editor of Bloomberg Gadfly and Bloomberg View. He has been an editor and writer for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, HuffPost and Talk magazine. His books include "TrumpNation: The Art of Being The Donald."
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Donald Trump has spent the 2016 presidential campaign letting voters know just how successful he has been as a real-estate developer, casino mogul and dealmaker. But his business career has been anything but stellar. Click on the video below for a journey through Trump’s reality-distortion field:

The Many, Many Myths of Donald Trump


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