It seems that leaks are everywhere these days. Political scandals are defined by them. Leaks to the media fueled Watergate and led to the downfall of Richard Nixon. Today, the divisive Wikileaks has brought new meaning to the term while inside details of Donald Trump’s administration leak to the public. The entertainment and technology industries […]
"Trump was called a liar. He was mocked for tweeting about Trump Tower being wiretapped. David Gergen, you’ll hear on the sound bites today, practically chokes when confronted with the news that Trump was right and doesn’t quite know what to say about it. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Peter Landesman goes 'inside the heart and mind of the man' who changed history as the informant 'Deepthroat.'
James Quarles was an assistant special prosecutor focusing on campaign finance during the Nixon probe.
Pundits compare the Mueller investigation to Watergate approximately every 15 seconds. But the talking heads rarely mention that a Watergate veteran is a key player in the case.
While promoting her new memoir on the contentious 2016 US presidential election, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday offered her thoughts on the assessment that Russia had interfered in the election and potentially colluded with the Trump campaign. " This is a different kind of theft," Clinton said to CNN's Anderson Cooper. Show More Summary
A new report indicates he was not the noble public servant we've been led to believe he was. Mark Felt, the Associate Director of the FBI who became known as “Deep Throat” during the Watergate scandal, has recaptured the country's imagination as President Donald Trump’s Russia scandal continues to unfold. Show More Summary
Mark Felt, the Associate Director of the FBI who became known as “Deep Throat” during the Watergate scandal, has seen a spike in pop-culture references as President Donald Trump’s Russia scandal develops. But a recent report revealed that Felt also had a perk he was fighting for...
Rachel Maddow looks back at the ITT scandal within in the Watergate special prosecution and the possibility that it would have led to charges for Richard...
President Donald Trump has potentially committed obstruction of justice on eight different occasions since taking office in January, a renowned prosecutor told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. “I want to point out that the number of episodes of possible obstruction are not limited to just firing Mr....
Few figures in the American political sphere have garnered more mystery and intrigue than “Deep Throat,” the Watergate whistleblower whose information led to the resignation of President Nixon. When the source’s identity—Mark Felt, associate...Show More Summary
OSCAR-BAIT ‘DOWNSIZING’ FEARS CLIMATE CHANGE, OVERPOPULATION: Hollywood bitterly clings to some topics more than others. Consider these recent examples: Watergate? We’ve got yet another film on the subject coming soon. The Iraq War? The flow of movies stemming from that conflict continued in 2017. The Hollywood Blacklist? Bryan Cranston earned an Oscar nomination for 2015’s […]
A former Watergate prosecutor explained the significance of special counsel Robert Mueller teaming up with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in investigating former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. “What Schneiderman and Mueller are gaming out is how to apply pressure...
From Richard Nixon to Joe Arpaio. Richard Nixon, pardoned in 1974 In the wake of the Watergate scandal, Nixon became the only US president in history to resign. His successor, Gerald Ford, had barely been in office for a month when he decided to pardon Nixon to avoid a protracted legal process. Show More Summary
Back in 1976, the world got what is arguably the definitive film about the Watergate Scandal, with All The President's Men showing how the reporting of Bob Woodward and Carl...
Liam Neeson is taking his particular set of skills to a very timely biopic about Deep Throat, aka Mark Felt, the man who blew the whistle on Watergate. The first trailer for "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House" introduces...Show More Summary
You know how this one ends. In Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, Liam Neeson plays the FBI agent who helped Woodward and Bernstein break the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post. Curious timing for an informant biopic, given our current POTUS? Probably. But Neeson has ... More »
Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Ackerman blasted President Donald Trump on Saturday in an MSNBC discussion about Trump’s pardon of Arizona former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. “I think this entire pardon is totally outrageous,” Ackerman said. “It undermines our legal system, our...
Donald Trump hints that he's preparing to pardon convicted ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio — after the Washington Post reported Trump was asking about pardon powers for himself and his family. Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks joins Lawrence O'Donnell.
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