I'm Ken Vogel, a reporter for The New York Times. I’ve been investigating how President Trump’s inaugural committee spent the record-setting $107 million it raised, and whether any of it came from foreign sources. Ask me anything about the Trump i...
My reporting on the inauguration was featured, along with that of my colleagues, in the most recent episode of The Times’s new TV show, “The Weekly.” The Times has covered nearly every aspect of the inauguration, from who donated, what they wanted from the Trump administration and what they got at the inauguration to who decided how to spend the money and what they spent it on. Along the way, we discovered donors trying to use the inauguration to drum up business and foreigners trying to use it to expand their influence — both of which have drawn the interest of state and federal prosecutors who have subpoenaed records from the inaugural committee.
EDIT: Thanks for all the great questions! This was fun. I'm signing off for now, but I'll try to check back in later if I can.