Hillary Clinton launched a stinging attack on Donald Trump Friday, obliquely comparing him to former president Richard Nixon, who resigned in 1974 to escape impeachment, and savaging the Republican assault on fact-based politics. The...Show More Summary
The ghost of Richard Nixon visits Donald Trump on The Simpsons to thank him for the relative reputation boost.
Rolling Stone recaps: Donald Trump attempts to make a deal with former FBI director James Comey and is visited by Richard Nixon’s ghost in The Simpsons’ latest biting look into the Trump White House. The “125 Days” short opens with scandal...Show More Summary
Many presidential trips, both within the U.S. and abroad, have provided standout moments. Sometimes they’ve been of historic significance: John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan at the Berlin Wall, Richard M. Nixon at China’s Great Wall. Occasionally they’ve been embarrassing: George H.W. Bush getting...
In the early 1970s, the US Army had a serious problem with its brand. It was stuck in an unpopular and bloody war. Morale stank; even President Richard Nixon conceded to West Point cadets that " It is no secret that the discipline, integrity,...Show More Summary
The ghost of Richard Nixon tells Donald Trump to burn any incriminating tapes in a spooky “Simpsons” short marking the president’s 125th day in office Friday. The 5-minute short presents the White House as a house of horrors, with animations...Show More Summary
“The Simpsons” has marked President Donald Trump’s first 125 days in office in comic style. In a new short posted online Friday the cartoon version of Trump attempts to patch things up with fired FBI Director James Comey, who’d beenShow More Summary
The ghost of former president Richard Nixon haunts Donald Trump and suggests burning any tapes in this new parody video from "The Simpsons."
The Simpsons is poking the POTUS bear again. A month after it skewered President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, the stalwart Fox toon is ripping him in a ripped-from-the-headlines short that covers a seemingly NBA-ready Jim...Show More Summary
When Donald Trump departed on his maiden overseas trip, it was impossible to resist the comparison with the last time a president got out of town to escape such a vortex of scandals: the summer of 1974, when Richard Nixon jetted to the Middle East and Moscow just weeks before Watergate consumed him.
In a short post at Bloomberg View, I explain how Hillary Clinton’s comparison of Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a commencement speech was a little bit more revealing than she may have intended. Clinton Compares Trump to Nixon at Wellesley
“I HAVE just one piece of advice: If you have tapes, burn ’em!” So intones the ghost of Richard Nixon, sparking President Trump’s insistent reply: “There are no tapes!” Thus unfolds the latest animated short from “The Simpsons,” as the show continues to skewer the controversies surrounding the White House. The nearly two-minute short includes […]
Hillary Clinton kicked off the Memorial Day Weekend news cycle comparing President Donald Trump to Richard Nixon, hoping his tenure ends similarly, and warning that people in power who invent their own facts and attack those who question...Show More Summary
Former First Lady Hillary Clinton has compared Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a commencement speech she recently gave at Wellesley College. Clinton stated that the political environment in which Nixon was impeached in 1969 was very...Show More Summary
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and others in between generated thousands of hours of audio from meetings and telephone calls. Is Donald Trump doing the same?
Donald Trump echoes Richard Nixon with his claims of a 'witch hunt' in response to the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign ties with Russia.
Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last 'Tonight Show.'
In May of 1974, his presidency spiraling toward its final denouement, Richard Nixon tried a desperate gambit.
WASHINGTON — Roger Ailes changed the way Americans see politicians: Richard Nixon, Donald Trump — and Mitch McConnell. He brought America Fox News and helped Nixon soften his surly image in 1968 and Trump’s out-of-nowhere presidential bid last year. But before that, the media guru — who died...
As Air Force One approached Ben Gurion International Airport, with a biblical landscape spread out below, the U.S. president aboard likely considered himself imperiled, under siege. His hosts felt the same way. For Richard M. Nixon, making the first visit to Israel by a sitting U.S. president,...