Ian Bassin

Protect Democracy

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Ian Bassin is a board member and the executive director of Protect Democracy. He served as associate White House counsel to President Obama. 

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Trump has attacked "so-called Judges," demeaned the FBI, posited that it's a horrible idea that the press can write whatever it wants and led the chant of "lock her up" against Hillary…

Are we reaching a constitutional crisis?

Trump has attacked "so-called Judges," demeaned the FBI, posited that it's a horrible idea that the press can write whatever it wants and led the chant of "lock her up" against Hillary…

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