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Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer is the founder and president of Democracy 21, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to promote government accountability and integrity.

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Two Key Battles Underway to Save US Democracy From GOP Attack

Two critical issues that go to the heart of the integrity of our elections will play out this fall—one in Congress and one in the Supreme Court.

Fred Wertheimer ·


DOJ Will Appeal Judge Cannon's Widely Criticized Decision to Appoint Special Master

Cannon's decision on Monday authorized the special master to review the documents not only for Trump's claims of attorney-client privilege but also for his claims of executive privilege.

Fred Wertheimer ·


Trump Has No Allegiance to the Truth or Rule of Law: Mar-a-Lago Edition

Trump's actions over the past 12 days are a case study into how he lies, attacks, and plays the aggrieved victim when challenged, or when his actions are questioned.

Fred Wertheimer ·


There Is No in Sight End to the Damage Trump's "Big Lie" Is Doing to Our Democracy

Trump has built a political army to reject the rule of law, attack our democracy, and undermine the American experiment in self-government that began more than 230 years ago. Enough.

Fred Wertheimer ·


Trump-Backed Insurrection Proves Election Protection Reforms Are Needed

The plot to steal the 2020 presidential election was eye-opening. Now Congress must act.

Fred Wertheimer ·


The Next Installment of the Jan. 6 Committee Could Be Pivotal

The committee's task for its next hearing is to continue confronting its toughest obstacle: amassing conclusive evidence of Trump's intent to overturn the 2020 election on January 6.

Fred Wertheimer ·


Three Key Roles The Jan. 6 Committee Should Play In Its Upcoming Public Hearings

The 2022 congressional elections could serve as proving grounds for attempting to steal the 2024 presidential election.

Fred Wertheimer ·


GOP Attacks on Voting Already Impacting 2022 Primaries

All possible resources must be marshaled in the cause of fair, safe, and secure elections.

Fred Wertheimer ·

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