Author: David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston is the Editor-in-Chief of DCReport. He is an investigative journalist and author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting.

Getting Out Facts and Making Sure Voters Cast Ballots Beats Trumpism The overwhelming failure in the recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom should send a powerful message to those Republicans who think their future lies with Donald Trump and Trumpism. It doesn’t. By any measure, the vote to retain Newsom was a landslide. Almost 64% of voters cast ballots against recalling Newsom. That’s better than the record margin by which Newsom won in 2018. He won that race with just under 62% of the vote. It also equals the share of California votes for Biden against Trump in 2020. Trumpers…

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