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Philip Rotner

Philip Rotner is a columnist whose articles appear in national publications and on his website, philiprotner.com. Philip is an attorney who has practiced for over 40 years, both in private practice and as the general counsel of a global professional services firm.  Philip’s views are his own, and do not reflect the views of any organization with which he has been associated.


Articles by Philip Rotner (page 1)

August 16, 2022 5:30 am

‘But Her Emails’—Trump’s Dishonest Whataboutism

Sorry Professor Dershowitz, but comparing Trump’s case to Hillary Clinton’s doesn’t make Trump look good. (You neither, for that matter.)
Philip Rotner
August 12, 2022 5:30 am

Donald Trump’s O.J. Defense

His apologists keep shifting their arguments—desperately trying to sow confusion and doubt.
Philip Rotner
July 27, 2022 5:30 am

The Secret Service’s Inexcusable Document Destruction

It’s a big deal—and merits a Justice Department investigation.
Philip Rotner
July 12, 2022 5:30 am

Don’t Play Bannon’s Game

He now says he’s willing to testify. But most likely he wants to avoid it—and avoid jail.
Philip Rotner
June 28, 2022 5:30 am

Could Trump Face Justice Over the Fraudulent Electors?

None of his standard defenses will work.
Philip Rotner
February 16, 2022 5:30 am

Mazars Thumps Trump

Why the accounting firm has parted ways with its longtime client and his company.
Philip Rotner
January 26, 2022 5:30 am

DOJ Is Investigating the Phony Electors

Their claim that “it was all just a backup plan” is unlikely to persuade prosecutors.
Philip Rotner
January 19, 2022 5:30 am

To Crack Open the Big 2020 Election Scheme, Start by Prosecuting the Fake Electors

Trump’s Watergate?
Philip Rotner
January 17, 2022 5:30 am

It’s Long Past Time to Prosecute Phony GOP Electors

The individuals who signed and transmitted fraudulent Electoral College ballots claiming their states voted for Donald Trump must be held…
Philip Rotner
January 3, 2022 5:30 am

Five Rudys from the Abyss

If Giuliani-like sycophants had replaced just five officials, Trump’s coup would have succeeded.
Philip Rotner