Wright in TIME on Trump's use of office for political purposes

Sunday, Aug 30, 2020

Lauren Wright was interviewed by TIME for a piece on Trump's political use of office, Past Presidents Tried to Hide It. Now Trump’s Political Use of Office is Part of the Show

We are very distrustful and skeptical in this country of anything that resembles monarchy. One of those things that people might be uncomfortable with is using the ‘People’s House’—the White House—to advance your re-election prospects....From the perspective of fairness, you want an election where both parties follow the same rules.

Lauren A. Wright is Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University at Princeton University,  where she teaches courses on The Presidency and Executive Power, Women and Politics, and Political Communication, and she is a CSDP faculty associate. Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate (Routledge 2019) identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. Wright is a frequent guest political analyst and has appeared on CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News, and MSNBC.