Your Call: Robert Mercer & the dark money behind Donald Trump

Apr 3, 2017

We’ll speak with the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer about Robert Mercer, the hedge-fund billionaire who made major investments to ensure Donald Trump’s victory.

In 2016, Mercer gave more that $22 million to the Republican party and invested tens of millions of dollars on right-wing organizations including Breitbart and the Media Research Center. What do we need to know about the big money influencing Donald Trump?

Guest:

Jane Mayer, award winning journalist, staff writer at the New Yorker, and author of  Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Web Resources:

The New Yorker: THE RECLUSIVE HEDGE-FUND TYCOON BEHIND THE TRUMP PRESIDENCY