Daniel I. Weiner
Daniel I. Weiner is senior counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
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Sunday, June 03, 2018
Trump Is Using Pardons To Rig The System For His Pals
On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter (of course) that he would grant a “full pardon” to conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza. D’Souza was sentenced to five years of probation for willfully violating federal campaign finance law in 2014 and was, in the president’s view, “very...
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Obama's Last Chance to Take on Dark Money
During his time in office, President Barack Obama has repeatedly criticized the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision, and spoken out with particular force on the need to curb the tidal wave of secret money that has washed over our elections as a result. But despite the fact that...