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Politico: Hurricane Trump Is Coming — And Washington Hasn’t Bothered to Prepare

May 19, 2023

Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith, Presidential Reform Project co-chairs, were featured in the Politico article “Hurricane Trump Is Coming — And Washington Hasn’t Bothered to Prepare.”

Two months before the 2020 elections, Jack Goldsmith and Bob Bauer published After Trump, a volume of proposals designed to protect the nation from future rogue chief executives.

The book’s 423 pages are chock full of wonky, granular measures: A reporting requirement for campaign contacts with foreign governments. A ban on presidential participation in a business interest. Mandatory release of candidates’ tax returns. Rules governing revocation of White House press passes. A prohibition against presidential self-pardons. New specificity about what constitutes a forbidden emolument. Laws spelling out how presidents can or can’t sack special counsels and inspectors general. Measures to isolate federal prosecutions from political interference.

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