A 10-Point Plan to Drain the Swamp (RealClearPolicy op ed by Fred Wertheimer and Norman Eisen)

The op-ed below was published in RealClearPolicy here on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.   A 10-Point Plan to Drain the Swamp by Fred Wertheimer and Norman Eisen Those who oppose Donald Trump — of whatever party or ideology — celebrated the recent elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and across the country. But this will not …

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Trump’s bogus Clinton allegations assault the rule of law — CNN Opinion piece by Norman Eisen and Fred Wertheimer

Trump’s bogus Clinton allegations assault the rule of law By Norman Eisen and Fred Wertheimer | Published here on CNN Opinion (CNN) – In recent weeks, President Trump and his allies have been desperately seeking to divert attention away from the Russia/Trump investigation by ginning up an alternative review of a Democratic scandal. The latest …

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U.S. Politics Are Rigged. It’s Time For a Small-Donor Revolution — Fred Wertheimer Op Ed for NBC Think

U.S. Politics Are Rigged. It’s Time For a Small-Donor Revolution By: Fred Wertheimer | NBC Think The 2018 midterm elections have already begun, following the pattern set by the 2016 presidential race — which was the greatest onslaught of big money in U.S political history. Now a new record looks likely to be set for …

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Fred Wertheimer & Norman Eisen op-ed for CNN: Firing Mueller would be catastrophic

This Op-Ed was published on CNN on August 10, 2017 under the title “Firing Mueller would be a catastrophic mistake.” CNN Firing Mueller would be a catastrophic mistake August 10, 2017 Fred Wertheimer & Norman Eisen On October 20, 1973, President Richard Nixon executed the infamous “Saturday Night Massacre” in which Watergate special prosecutor Archibald …

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Wertheimer Op-Ed In Just Security: President Trump’s Unsurprising Endorsement of Illegal Solicitation – His Campaign Repeatedly Violated Ban On Soliciting Foreign Donations

 Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer in Just Security Op-Ed: President Trump’s Unsurprising Endorsement of Illegal Solicitation–His 2016 Campaign Repeatedly Violated Ban on Soliciting Foreign Donations  In an op-ed published today by Just Security, Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer discusses the Trump campaign’s knowing and repeated violations of the ban on foreign contributions during the 2016 …

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Huffington Post Op-ed: A Declaration of Independence from Donald Trump

On July 4, 1776, our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, which set forth a series of findings about the unacceptable acts committed by King George III and which ended our relationship with England. In less than two months in office, President Donald Trump already has committed his own series of unacceptable acts. He …

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Fred Wertheimer for Huffington Post: “Flynn Scandal is First of Many Trump Presidency Will Have”

  The unfolding scandal involving National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is just the first of many scandals we can expect from the Trump presidency. President Trump’s stubborn refusal to follow the lead of his predecessors for the past four decades and dispose of the ownership of his global business enterprises has created intolerable conflicts of …

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Fred Wertheimer Op-ed for the Huffington Post on Fixing the Presidential Public Financing System

The Huffington Post A Cure for a Political Disaster: Fixing the Presidential Public Financing System By: Fred Wertheimer  April 20, 2016 The current system of financing presidential elections is a political disaster. And the American people are paying the price. According to Open Secrets, super PACs supporting presidential candidates have raised $416 million as of …

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