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Ben Clements

Ben Clements

Ben Clements is a former federal prosecutor and former chief legal counsel to the governor of Massachusetts. He is currently the Chair and Senior Legal Advisor of the non-profit advocacy group Free Speech For People and the founder of Clements Law.

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To Stop Trump’s Military Police State, the House Needs to Withhold Funding From Trump’s Department of Homeland Security

Trump's use of  federal agencies to turn our country into a police state is not only unconstitutional. It is straight out of the playbook of the fascist leaders he admires and emulates, and it poses an existential threat to our democracy.

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Roger Stone Commutation Violates the Constitution

Even if we don’t characterize this as a bribe, at a minimum, the public evidence demonstrates that Trump’s purpose in commuting Stone’s sentence is to reward him for covering up for Trump.

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Trump Is Undermining the Freedom of the Press. That’s an Impeachable Offense.

Often misunderstood, the purpose of impeachment is not to punish the impeached, but rather to protect the country against misconduct

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