Ian Bassin

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President and Executive Director:

United to Protect Democracy

Protect Democracy Project

Ian Bassin is a Democratic Party operative, former associate White House counsel to President Barack Obama, and executive director of the anti-Trump litigation groups Protect Democracy Project and United to Protect Democracy. [1]

Bassin has been a guest on a podcast run by the Bulwark, a right-leaning opinion website created by former staffers of the now-defunct conservative magazine the Weekly Standard. The Bulwark is a project of Defending Democracy Together Institute, created by conservative commentator William “Bill” Kristol. [2]


  1. “Meet the Team.” Protect Democracy Project. Accessed March 7, 2019. ^
  2. “Is Liberal Democracy In Retreat?” The Bulwark Podcast. January 21, 2019. Accessed March 7, 2019. ^

Connected Organizations

  1. Republic Affairs (Non-profit)
    "The Bulwark" Podcast Guest
  2. Protect Democracy Project (PDP) (Non-profit)
    President and Executive Director
  3. Truman National Security Project (TNSP) (Non-profit)
  4. United to Protect Democracy (Non-profit)
    President and Executive Director
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