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David Fahrenthold

Pulitzer Prize-winning Investigative Journalist at the Washington Post - Panelist Blurb

A political reporter for The Washington Post, David broke the biggest, most talked about stories of the 2016 presidential campaign, including extensive exposés on Donald Trump’s troubled charitable foundation, Trump’s promises to donate to charity, and the infamous Access Hollywood video. For his groundbreaking reporting, he earned journalism’s most prestigious award, the Pulitzer Prize.

David has been with The Post since 2000 and recently received the publication’s inaugural Ben Bradlee Prize, in honor of relentless and courageous pursuit of the truth. He has won honors including the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for his coverage of Congress, and the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi award for coverage of Washington.
David joined CNN as a contributor in 2017.