The Watergate scandal may have been rooted in Richard Nixon’s alleged efforts to sabotage the 1968 Paris peace talks, but this story has never fully been told – partly because the Washington Post remained silent on it, explains Garrick Alder. By Garrick…Read more ?
The Watergate complex had seen plenty of scandals long before the break-in that made it infamous — and the shenanigans continued long after President Nixon’s “plumbers” had left the building. Author Joseph Rodota recounts all the drama under the Watergate roof in his new history of the building, “Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address.” Rodota […]
New book lets readers move into the Watergate, Washington's most notorious address.
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Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein debunked President Donald Trump’s “no collusion” defense during a Friday appearance on CNN. “This is huge in several ways. First of all, the substance of the indictment, which sweeping and goes to the case of what the Russians did,”...
Breaking news out of the Special Counsel's office today. 13 Russians were indicted for "election meddling" in the 2016 election meddling. MSNBC's Ken Dilanian and Watergate prosecutor, Jill Wine-Banks, broke it down: Dilanian: That's a crucial point. Show More Summary
It’s impossible to count how many times some version of the question has been asked in the midst of a political scandal. But its origins are clear: the Watergate hearings of 1973. “What did the president know, and when did he know it?" asked the late Tennessee Sen. Howard Baker. This week, the...
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Donald Trump’s confrontation with Robert Mueller is “eerily similar” to Richard Nixon’s battle with a special prosecutor 45 years ago, say the journalists who broke the Watergate story. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, whose reportsShow More Summary
The official who would oversee the Mueller probe if Rod Rosenstein is fired is stepping down. Watergate Asst. Special Prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks says her...
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Recall the Watergate cliché that the cover-up is worse than the crime. That may have been true then. While it was never established that President Nixon knew in advance about the...Show More Summary
Politico reports: Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) said Friday he won’t seek reelection this year, a blow to Democrats’ chances at holding his battleground seat in November. Nolan, 74, was first elected to Congress in the Watergate midterm election of 1974. Show More Summary
Unsure what FISA-Gate is all about? Victor Davis Hanson explains it clearly and how it differs from Watergate. His piece concludes: Barack Obama was a progressive constitutional lawyer who expressed distrust of the secretive "Deep State." Yet his administration weaponized...
WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has weighed in on the controversial press conference involving Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco, saying Khan has only himself to blame. Khan and Lo Greco will face off in April and made headlines...Show More Summary
Famed Washington Post Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein tore into the Fourth Estate falling for Trump's dueling memos distraction. “It’s a sideshow, playing right into Donald Trump’s hands,” Bernstein warned of POTUS’s distraction: Devin...Show More Summary
Deep State lovebirds implicate Obama. BREAKING FROM THIS MORNING— A text message reportedly from corrupt FBI lovers and former Mueller investigators implicates former President Barack Obama as being involved in the Obamagate scandal!...Show More Summary
Veteran newsman Carl Bernstein warned that Americans and the media seem too focused on the Russia investigation being similar to Watergate and they should be comparing President Donald Trump to former Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI). “People keep looking, and I’m asked all the time, how is...
To the editor: Richard Nixon’s legacy is larger than Watergate. (“Who's worse, Trump or Nixon?” Opinion, Feb. 5) He revolutionized foreign relations and modern environmental regulations, and he even advanced women’s rights. Most significantly, he established the petrodollar system, which set a...
Can you imagine if Twitter and "fake news" had been a thing when Nixon was president? Cartoonist Jen Sorensen can; and it should give you pause about the way US politics are currently unfolding. This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!