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Laird starred in another moment in U.S. history: He called U.S. Congressman Gerald Ford in 1973, as Nixon's Watergate scandal intensified, ...
Frank Rich: "Wallowing in Watergate." Of course, that's a phrase that Nixon used after two months of brutal Senate Watergate hearings in July ...

As a journalist who lived through the traumas of the Watergate scandal ... Trump and the events that brought down President Richard Nixon.
Samuel Dash, chief counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee, is tougher. "This is vintage Nixon," he says, "the survivor who lied all through ...
On August 8, 1974, as Richard Nixon faced impeachment for his involvement in the Watergate scandal, he announced he was stepping down ...
Freehold Mayor J. William Boyle said Nixon had done a lot of good for the country and he blamed the Fourth Estate for hyping the Watergate ...

Cracks: secret campaign money corrupted the Nixon campaign and the U.S. government. Campaign funds financed the Watergate burglaries, ...
The Watergate scandal involved a president who took extra-legal ... Nixon's popularity at first during Watergate remained high as he won 49 ...
On Russiagate, Trump appears to be taking his playbook directly from Richard Nixon and Watergate. That could explain the chilling similarities ...
There has been no shortage of ink spilled over the similarities between Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal and the Russia investigation that's ...
Trump Acting Guilty of Russia Collusion and Like Richard Nixon, Former U.S. ... "This is no different than what happened in Watergate," he said.
The high-level bloodletting began after President Richard Nixon ordered ... students on American constitutional law and, of course, Watergate.
The unanimous decision, written by a chief justice appointed by Nixon, represented a judicial climax in the Watergate scandal and heightened ...
As prior Watergate excerpts from Family of secrets have shown, there is every reason to distrust the accepted story of this seminal event. In fact ...
They're drawing comparisons to the Watergate scandal that preceded Richard Nixon's resignation. And, according to booksellers, they're ...
Dean, who was President Richard Nixon's White House counsel, says Nixon's battle against leaks proved costly and led to the Watergate ...

This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!" On a few occasions, he hung quotation marks around the word. Says one Trump tweet: "Just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower just before the victory.
Of course we've had presidents who lied - to name a few, Lyndon Johnson about Vietnam, Richard Nixon about Watergate, Bill Clinton about Monica Lewinsky. But the key word in these examples is "about." Other presidents had comprehensible though ...
As with the Kennedy assassination documents still "classified" under "national security," Pundits have long believed that the sealed Nixon Watergate tapes contain the answers to historical mysteries; chief among them the true motive for the Watergate ...
Back in the summer of 1972, Nixon's goon squad broke into Democratic headquarters at the Watergate hotel. It was obvious to me at that point that Republican involvement went all the way to the top.
This is eerily similar to 1972 when U.S. President Richard Nixon operatives undertook dirty tricks, then broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington to find information that could damage the ...
Early Thursday morning, Richard Nixon's White House counsel woke from a dream about Donald Trump and nuclear war. This is somewhat typical.
"This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!" Toughness, more than any other attribute, is what Trump has sought to project during his short and successful political career - and he believes his behavior makes him look tougher, no matter what the ...
The office building, known as Watergate 600, is not the same Watergate office building where the infamous break-in occurred that started President Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal. That office building, at 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, is one of six ...
In the end, the full Judiciary Committee supported impeachment, and President Nixon resigned to avoid being removed from office by the Congress.
But John Dean, a former White House counsel under former President Richard Nixon who was charged with obstruction of justice for his role in Watergate, said it's Trump - not Obama - whose behavior reminds him of the scandal that forced Nixon from office.
In one tweet, he drew comparisons between the alleged wiretap activity and Watergate - the 1970s political scandal that led to an impeachment process against President Richard Nixon, and his eventual resignation. But while Trump may have been trying ...
To put the week in context, recall that the Watergate break-in occurred during the campaign, in June 1972, yet Nixon won in a landslide in November. No one seemed to care about Watergate, save some in the media like Woodward and Bernstein.
Michael Koncewicz is the Cold War Collections Specialist at the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at NYU. He teaches history at St. Francis College and is currently working on a book on Republicans who said no to Richard Nixon.
This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017. "You should be talking to Fox," Trump said.
Even in the Nixon years, the White House ultimately admitted some outright lies by declaring old Watergate denials as "inoperative.
Even in the Nixon years, the White House ultimately admitted some outright lies by declaring old Watergate denials as "inoperative.
Tony Goldwyn - AFP picLOS ANGELES, March 18 - Forty-five years ago on Monday, Richard Nixon's re-election campaign approved plans to bug Democratic party offices at the Watergate complex, setting in motion the most notorious political scandal in ...
There has been a good deal of ink spilled recently on comparisons between Trump and Nixon - some accurate, some not. The two are remarkably different men, but they do share characteristics that may account for the "echoes" of Watergate that John Dean ...
"It is not Watergate at this point," Dean says of TrumpWorld's improprieties and indiscretions, alleged and otherwise.
"Major historical events like the downfall of Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal are very complex," said W. Joseph Campbell, a journalism historian at American University.
"It is not Watergate at this point," Dean says of TrumpWorld's improprieties and indiscretions, alleged and otherwise.
Though Nixon was already embroiled in the Watergate scandal that would lead to his downfall and the line was widely interpreted as a reflection of that situation - the break-in that started everything took place in 1972, and Nixon had been questioned ...
And, leaving no doubt he favored dirty tricks before Watergate, when campaign surrogates bungled a phone bugging during an illegal break-in, Nixon told long-time aide Bob Haldeman a year earlier, "I want, Bob, more use of wiretapping," according to the ...
While we all adjust to a seemingly new normal of presidential paranoia and vindictiveness, it is helpful to remember that we've seen something like this before - for these are not the words of Donald Trump, but Richard Nixon at the height of Watergate.
Dean served as White House counsel to President Richard Nixon from July 1970 to April 1973 playing a key role in exposing the Watergate scandal, and testifying against his former boss in Senate hearings in 1973. "How's it all going to end? I can't ...
In his now-infamous twitter accusation that President Barack Obama had ordered wiretaps placed on his telephones, President Donald Trump evoked President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal. "How low has President Obama gone to tapp (sic) my ...
The Late Show has even joked that Trump receives social-media counseling from Nixon's ghost. But Nixon came from a different time and governed a very different America.
Allegations that Kennedy operatives had bugged Nixon's hotel suite at the Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. on the eve of their second televised debate in October 1960 first surfaced in 1973 as Nixon was facing possible impeachment in the Watergate ...
Just days before Nixon was brought down over "Watergate," he had addressed the nation in a now infamous TV news conference.
Among the revelations (first revealed during the Watergate hearings) was the scope of the Nixon White House's "Huston Plan," named after the administration aide who drafted it, which called for additional, coordinated domestic spying on left-wing ...
Time Magazine's cover of April 30, 1973, proclaimed 'Watergate breaks wide open.' On the same day Nixon announced the resignations of HR Haldeman, the White House Chief of Staff and John Ehrlichman, his Domestic Affairs advisor, and the firing of his ...
With Trump's early morning tweet several days ago accusing former President Barack Obama of unlawfully tapping his phone calls "during the very sacred election process,"and adding that "This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!," Trump unambiguously ...
A week ago, I thought revelations about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and subsequent denials and pushback by the White House resembled events of Nixon's Watergate scandal. At the time, it seemed like a useful analogy to understand what might be going ...


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