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USA TODAY investigation unearths hundreds of people who say Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills

Unsurprise! Steve Reilly, USA Today: “Donald Trump casts himself as a protector of workers and jobs, but a USA TODAY NETWORK investigation found hundreds of people – carpenters, dishwashers, painters, even his own lawyers – who say he didn’t pay them for their work.”