President Trump has essentially told the nation he will never accept electoral defeat.
In advance of the 2020 election, legal scholar Lawrence Douglas talks with Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Linda Greenhouse about the themes and issues set forth in his new book, Will He Go?, in which he prepares readers for a less-than-peaceful transition of power. With millions of diehard supporters firmly believing that their revered president has been toppled by malignant forces of the Deep State, Douglas writes, Trump could remain a force of constitutional chaos for years to come. Join these two eminent legal experts as they address questions such as:
How might Trump engineer his refusal to acknowledge electoral defeat? What legal and extra-legal paths could he pursue in mobilizing a challenge to the electoral outcome?
What legal, political, institutional, and popular mechanisms can be used to stop him?
What would be the fallout of a failure to remove him from office? What would be the fallout of a successful effort to unseat him?
Can our democracy snap back from Trump?
Don’t miss what’s sure to be a compelling and illuminating discussion with two highly regarded experts about the book that’s already being described as “a break-the-glass alarm not just for one election, but for our constitutional democracy” (Richard Wolffe).
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