RNC: smoke and mirrors

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Guests: Josh King, David Cay Johnston, Eugene Kiely

On this hour’s continuing coverage of the Republican National Convention: we’ll take a look at the more performative aspects of the convention – the celebrity appearances, photo ops and stagecraft –  with JOSH KING, former White House aide to Bill Clinton and founder of the website Polioptics.  Then, we’ll hear about Trump’s taxes, which he has yet to release, and his business ventures, when we talk with journalist DAVID CAY JOHNSTON, whose upcoming book is called The Making of Donald Trump.  Lastly, we’ll talk with EUGENE KIELY, director of FactCheck.org about the challenges of fact checking all of the claims made at the Republican National Convention.

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