Category: Presidential Corruption

Congress Must Investigate Justice Kavanaugh

“Politically-constrained and probably fake.” These are the words Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used to describe the FBI’s 2018 investigation of sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland last month, Senator Whitehouse argues that the FBI failed to conduct a thorough review of the evidence against Kavanaugh,
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Over 50,000 People Urge The Department Of Justice To Create A Special Task Force To Investigate Former President Trump.

The petitioners demand Attorney General Merrick Garland “investigate any potential federal criminal or civil violations that may have been committed by Trump, members of his administration, or his campaign, business, or other associates.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than fifty thousand people have joined a growing coalition call to Investigate Trump, urging Attorney General Merrick Garland
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Take Action: Tell Congress To Make Clear That Trump Is Disqualified From Holding Future Public Office Under Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Impeachment and conviction are not the only tools that the Constitution provides for dealing with threats to our republic. Section 3 of the 14th Amendment disqualifies from public office any public official who engages in insurrection or rebellion against the United States. By fomenting and encouraging a violent attack on Congress in an effort to
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Coalition Urges Congress To Disqualify Former President Trump From Future Office Under The Fourteenth Amendment.

In a letter addressed to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the coalition presses Congress to recognize that former President Trump is disqualified from future office under Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021) – A broad coalition of legal and advocacy organizations sent a letter yesterday to Senator Chuck Schumer urging
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Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate To Establish Justice Department Task Force To Investigate Trump And Associates’ Crimes.

In a letter addressed to the AG-designate Merrick Garland, the coalition asks for a DOJ task force to investigate “any potential federal criminal or civil violations” committed by the president, members of his administration, his campaign, business, or others. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2021) – A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today
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FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements and FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Co-Author New Oped with Sarah Chayes in The Los Angeles Times On Why The DOJ Must Investigate Trump And His Associates.

Los Angeles Times published a new oped by FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements, FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein, and author Sarah Chayes on why the Department of Justice must investigate President Trump and his associates for all federal crimes they may have committed. “A decision not to investigate in the wake of one of the
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“Desperate Need” For Social Media Regulation in the Wake of the Capitol Riots: Ben Clements Joins Jim Braude on WGBH to Discuss the Road Ahead

Social media companies like Facebook and Twitter are facing increased calls for federal regulation in the wake of last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, in which armed, right-wing militants engaged in a violent insurrection incited by President Trump. FSFP Board Chair and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements joined Jim Braude on WGBH-TV’s Greater Boston
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Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate to Establish Justice Department Task Force to Investigate Trump and Associates’ Crimes

In a letter addressed to the AG-designate Merrick Garland, the coalition asks for a DOJ task force to investigate “any potential federal criminal or civil violations” committed by the president, members of his administration, his campaign, business, or others. WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2021) – A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today
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“Congress should immediately vote on new articles of impeachment against this lawless president”: FSFP President John Bonifaz Urges Congress To Vote On New Articles Of Impeachment Against Donald Trump In The Nation.

The Nation magazine recently featured FSFP President John Bonifaz in a new article on Donald Trump’s most recent attempt to overturn the result of the 2020 election. In a newly-released phone call obtained by The Washington Post, the President can be heard urging Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find 11,780 votes” in order
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“Permanent Stain On Your Firm’s Reputation”: Group of Constitutional Lawyers Cautions U.S. Law Firms Against Hiring Legal Alumni of the Trump Administration

Free Speech For People Authors Letter Encouraging U.S. Law Firms to Protect Their Legal Reputations and Abstain From Hiring Lawyers Who Served in the Trump Administration WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec.16, 2020) – Free Speech For People, a nonpartisan group of Constitutional lawyers, issued a letter today encouraging prestigious U.S. law firms to abstain from hiring legal
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