Aug 21, 2020 - Podcasts

Tax trouble for billionaire philanthropist Robert Smith

Robert Smith captivated America in May 2019, pledging to pay off student debt for Morehouse College's graduating class. It was Smith's introduction to the national stage, after decades of private equity success that made him the richest Black American and a philanthropic force.

Axios Re:Cap focuses on Smith and recent reporting that he's under criminal investigation by the IRS, which could dent both his reputation and his political ambitions.

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