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HuffPost Spotlights Judge Luttig’s Warning for Democracy

November 14, 2023

The HuffPost‘s Lee Moran published a story on November 14, 2023 featuring board member Judge J. Michael Luttig‘s comments that he is “more worried for America today” than he was on January 6, and that the MAGA legal movement poses a “clear and present danger” to democracy.

Based on Judge Luttig’s previously published interview with The Guardian, Moran writes:

Luttig in 2021 advised then-Vice President Mike Pence on rejecting Trump’s efforts to subvert democracy. The retired judge has since argued that Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, which bans people who engaged in insurrection from taking public office, should be applied to Trump over his efforts to switch the outcome.

In August, Luttig said Trump’s false election claims had destroyed the GOP.

“American democracy simply cannot function without two equally healthy and equally strong political parties,” Luttig said. “And for that reason, American democracy is in grave peril.”

Read the full piece here.