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Norman Eisen

former impeachment counsel to the House Judiciary Committee

Norman Eisen is the co-founder and a board member of States United Action, a nonpartisan group dedicated to free, fair, secure elections. Eisen previously served as a U.S. ambassador and in senior White House and congressional staff roles.

Norman Eisen is the co-founder and a board member of States United Action, a nonpartisan group dedicated to free, fair, secure elections. Eisen previously served as a U.S. ambassador and in senior White House and congressional staff roles.

Latest from Norman Eisen

10d ago

Why a Supreme Court stay in the Jan. 6 case is so dangerous

Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court to delay his criminal prosecution in Washington, D.C., and consider his claim of absolute immunity.
18d ago

The Supreme Court seems poised to keep Trump on the ballot. But there’s a silver lining for Jack Smith.

The Supreme Court's 14th Amendment oral arguments highlighted the unique challenges Trump poses to our democracy.
20d ago

The D.C. Circuit’s rejection of Trump’s immunity claim leaves nothing for the Supreme Court to resolve

When Trump inevitably petitions the D.C. Circuit ruling to the Supreme Court for review, they should simply reject any reconsideration.
27d ago

The GOP's Biden and Mayorkas debacles subvert impeachment at the worst time

House Republicans spent months searching for a Joe Biden impeachment smoking gun. Why Jim Jordan's crusades could have consequences in a Trump White House.
49d ago

With so many election deniers in Congress, who needs a mob?

Roughly a third of the current House and Senate — 171 members in all — are election deniers, according to new research from States United.
65d ago

Clarence Thomas’ next step will test SCOTUS’ ethics code — and democracy itself

The case for Clarence Thomas’ recusal is clearer than ever, including on SCOTUS rulings that are likely involve Trump ahead of the 2024 presidential election.
84d ago

Two courts blow up Trump’s immunity claims

Two federal courts rejected his claim that presidential immunity protects him in civil and criminal cases involving his actions on Jan. 6.
110d ago

Even Trump realized his testimony in New York was a mistake

Trump’s long-awaited testimony in New York’s civil fraud case against him was a fiasco for the former president.
118d ago

In fighting gag order, Trump proves his own worst enemy

On Sunday, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan correctly reinstated her limited gag order on Trump, and it should now survive a review by the appellate courts.
166d ago

Alvin Bragg keeps winning — and nobody’s talking about it

Trump's hush-money case in New York is likely to be delayed, which is a win for democracy and for Alvin Bragg himself.
183d ago

Jim Jordan is abusing his power. Fani Willis should call his bluff.

Now that Fani Willis is charging Trump with election interference, she faces similar harassment from Jordan, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
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