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Dennis Aftergut

Dennis Aftergut, a former assistant U.S. attorney and former Supreme Court advocate, is currently of counsel to Lawyers Defending American Democracy.

Articles by Dennis Aftergut (page 1)

November 16, 2023 5:32 am

Punching Politicians and Trump’s Belligerence

Journalists shouldn’t shy away from linking the two.
Dennis Aftergut
November 8, 2023 3:58 am

Lessons for 2024 in the 2023 Elections

Defenders of democracy have new reason not to despair.
Dennis Aftergut
October 12, 2023 6:35 pm

Will Narcissist Trump’s Bizarre Praise for Hezbollah Hurt Him?

Plus: Why he attacked his former ally and admirer Netanyahu.
Dennis Aftergut
September 25, 2023 5:32 am

Shutdown Politics: What Trump Wants, Who Gets Blamed

Plus: The weakness of Kevin McCarthy, and the bellwether election to watch.
Dennis Aftergut
September 6, 2023 5:32 am

Clarence Thomas’s Flimsy Defense

Newly filed revisions to financial disclosure forms give a sense for the tactics the embattled justice is using to defend…
Dennis Aftergut
September 5, 2023 5:32 am

Is Georgia the New Ohio?

We’re talking politics, not college football. Signs suggest shaky support for Trump among the Georgia GOP. Is the Peach State…
Dennis Aftergut
August 29, 2023 5:32 am

The Drama of Donald

Before the curtain rises on the Trump trials, let’s revisit the scenes that set the stage.
Dennis Aftergut
August 7, 2023 5:32 am

Will Trump’s Social Media Behavior Cost Him in Court?

Defiance could dash his re-election hopes.
Dennis Aftergut
August 1, 2023 5:32 am

Another Judge Smacks Down Another Frivolous Trump Case

For Team Trump, the legal fees are mounting—and so is the desperation.
Dennis Aftergut
July 19, 2023 5:32 am

What Joe Manchin and No Labels Share: Financial Self-Dealing

Both the third-party political organization and the West Virginia senator have a history of using politics for profit.
Dennis Aftergut