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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)

May 26, 2023 5:31 am

Four Messages in the Big Sentence for Oath Keeper Stewart Rhodes

Eighteen years behind bars for seditious conspiracy.
Dennis Aftergut
May 22, 2023 5:30 am

Why Trump Wants U.S. to Default on Debt

And why Biden now says he’s “looking at” invoking the Fourteenth Amendment.
Dennis Aftergut
April 12, 2023 5:30 am

Jim Jordan Takes His Clown Show on the Road

He wants to smear the Manhattan district attorney who is prosecuting Donald Trump. But there are some silver linings.
Dennis Aftergut
April 7, 2023 6:51 pm

Clarence Thomas’s Fancy Trips

. . . and the need for a binding Supreme Court ethics code.
Dennis Aftergut
April 6, 2023 5:30 am

Trump’s Moment of Accountability

Imagining the opening statement to the jury in ‘People of New York v. Trump.’
Dennis Aftergut
March 31, 2023 3:04 pm

Five Reasons for DeSantis’s Phony ‘I Won’t Extradite Trump’ Stunt

The Florida governor poses as a great admirer of the Constitution but is eager to betray it for political gain.
Dennis Aftergut
March 22, 2023 5:30 am

Expecting a Trump Indictment, Republicans Attack the Prosecutor

The MAGA rag on Bragg.
Dennis Aftergut
February 13, 2023 5:30 am

One More Sign That Special Counsel Jack Smith Is Dead Serious

No stone unturned, no empty folder unsubpoenaed.
Dennis Aftergut
February 6, 2023 5:30 am

Four Problems with Jim Jordan’s New Charm Offensive

Not that anybody’s likely to fall for it.
Dennis Aftergut
December 7, 2022 5:30 am

Warnock’s Victory Does Not Mean Georgia Has Turned Purple—Yet

Georgia is red, its senators blue, Trump cost Mitch the Senate, drubbed Herschel, too.
Dennis Aftergut