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IU experts available to comment on political implications of FBI’s Mar-a-Lago search

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Former President Donald Trump’s residence in Palm Beach, Florida, was searched Monday by the FBI as part of an investigation into whether sensitive documents were taken there instead of being sent to the National Archives when Trump left office. Trump and other prominent Republicans are claiming the search is a politically motivated attack on the former president. Indiana University political science experts are available to comment on the implications of the FBI’s search. 

For more information, contact Marah Yankey at mqharbis@iu.edu or 812-856-1442.

Aaron Dusso
IUPUI

Aaron Dusso

Department of Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

Aaron Dusso is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. He can discuss US elections, voting, and political psychology of electoral behavior.

Expertise

U.S. politics, voting and elections, public opinion, lobbying.

Steven Webster
IU Bloomington

Steven Webster

Department of Political Science

Steven Webster, an assistant professor of political science at IU Bloomington, focuses his research on the role of anger in American politics. He is available to discuss the federal indictment of former President Donald Trump for the mishandling of classified documents.

Expertise

Anger and politics, polarization, voting behavior, public opinion.

Gerald Wright
IU Bloomington

Gerald Wright

Department of Political Science

Gerald Wright is emeritus professor in the Department of Political Science and has been at IU since 1981. He has published over 50 articles and four books on parties, representation, elections and state politics. He also worked at the National Science Foundation as program director.

Expertise

American politics: public opinion, elections, state politics, legislative politics.

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