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Chris Truax

Chris Truax is an appellate lawyer in San Diego and the CEO of, the first system designed to deter foreign interference in American social media. He is a member of the Guardrails of Democracy Project.

Articles by Chris Truax (page 1)

November 15, 2022 5:01 am

Make. Them. Testify.

How Congress can change the rules so that it can enforce its own subpoenas.
Chris Truax
October 19, 2022 5:30 am

Trump Shouldn’t Testify Before the Jan. 6th Committee—But He Might

If his lawyers had their druthers, Trump would delay until the midterms. But can he turn down the TV ratings…
Chris Truax
September 7, 2022 5:30 am

Let Donald Trump Have His Special Master

If you’re a guilty defendant, the very worst judge you can get is the one who goes out of her…
Chris Truax
July 19, 2022 5:08 am

Did Trump Already Violate Campaign Finance Law for 2024?

If he’s made the decision, then yes.
Chris Truax
July 7, 2022 5:30 am

Forget Abortion—Democrats Should Be Messaging About Birth Control

“Republicans want to ban birth control” should be the new “Democrats want to defund the police.”
Chris Truax
May 23, 2022 5:32 am

Why Hasn’t DOJ Appointed a Special Prosecutor for Jan. 6th?

Merrick Garland can't serve both the White House and Congress.
Chris Truax
March 8, 2022 5:05 am

We Need ‘Compensanctions’ for Ukraine

How to make Russia pay for the eventual rebuilding of Ukraine.
Chris Truax
February 26, 2022 10:29 pm

The Case for SWIFT Sanctions Against Russia

There are good reasons to be wary of using SWIFT sanctions. But there are better reasons to push for them,…
Chris Truax
February 21, 2022 5:40 am

Everything You Need to Know About Biden’s Messaging Problems with One Easy Test

Democrats won't take success for an answer.
Chris Truax
February 14, 2022 4:59 am

Trump Really Could Be Prosecuted for Destroying Documents

It’s not even an especially close call.
Chris Truax