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Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean explains Trump’s ‘strangulation’ of Mueller: ‘Killing him slowly’

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Richard Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, who pleaded guilty to felony obstruction of justice for his role in the Watergate cover-up, explained on CNN’s Out Front with Erin Burnett that President Donald Trump was trying to strangle special counsel Robert Mueller rather than simply...

‘Trump is Nixon on steroids’: John Dean tells CNN’s Cooper ‘we’re witnessing a very public obstruction of justice’

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

John Dean, the former White House Counsel for President Richard Nixon, on Monday said Donald Trump’s recent attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller constitute “a very public obstruction of justice,” telling CNN’s Anderson Cooper, “Trump is Nixon on steroids.” Dean was discussing Trump’s weekend...

‘Like Richard Nixon in 1973’: Presidential historian explains Trump’s ‘pathological’ witness tampering

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A historian who has published nine books on the American presidency explained the parallels between President Donald Trump’s witness tampering and similar actions by President Richard Nixon during a Wednesday night appearance on MSNBC. “I want to turn to NBC News presidential historian...

Why That Trump Flack Had a Huge Mueller Meltdown on TV

Roger Stone protégé Sam Nunberg had an epic TV meltdown Monday. Roger Stone has been the nation's most famous active dirty trickster for more than 40 years. From Richard Nixon's original operation to the "Brooks Brothers riot" during the Florida recount of 2000 to threatening the father of New York's then-Gov. Show More Summary

Nixon Biographer Wins American History Book Prize

John A. Farrell, the author of “Richard Nixon: The Life,” has not been shy about drawing parallels between the Watergate scandal and the current Russia investigation.

Is History Repeating Itself?

No comment required - except for pointing out that young Corbyn supporters may not know, or perhaps even care, who Richard Nixon is/was.

Why Trump's tariffs could be the most damaging for America since Nixon's, according to Goldman Sachs' top economist

The economic fallout of President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel imports is still unknown. But what's different about these tariffs — versus every president's going back to Richard Nixon — is the possibility of...Show More Summary

Trump's Besties Are Freaking Out

Not since Richard Nixon started talking to the portraits on the walls of the West Wing has a president seemed so alone against the world. One source -- who is a presidential ally -- is worried, really worried. The source says this past week is "different," that advisers are scared the President is spiraling, lashing out, just out of control. Show More Summary

Watergate Figure John Dean Says Rick Gates' Testimony Could Be The End Of The Trump Presidency

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

John Dean, one of the leading figures in the scandal that ended the presidency of Richard M. Nixon, said Donald Trump could be nearing his own Watergate moment.

Why the Russia Investigation Could Be More Like Iran-Contra Than Watergate

Complexity, partisanship, and a strong presidential narrative insulated Ronald Reagan from meeting the same fate as Richard Nixon, and those factors could also protect Donald Trump.

Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety.

Billy Graham Lived at the Crossroads of Faith and Power

After getting too close to Richard Nixon, Billy Graham stayed away from partisan politics. But his son Franklin Graham is up to his ears in it.

BILLY GRAHAM HAS DIED, at 99. He, my dad, and Richard Nixon had an episode together, which you ca…

BILLY GRAHAM HAS DIED, at 99. He, my dad, and Richard Nixon had an episode together, which you can read about here.

Interview: Inside the Nixon Years

Chuck Colson tells the inside story of the most controversial relationship in Graham's life. Billy Graham's relationship to President Richard Nixon was a tricky one, Charles Colson said in this exclusive interview before his death in 2012. Show More Summary

Today in History for February 21st

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart makes a tearful confession; Steve Fossett is the first to fly across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon. (Feb. 21)        

How the Washington Post Missed the Biggest Watergate Story of All

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 ?

WATCH: Historian explains how Trump and his media enablers could be charged with treason

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Presidential historian and former director of the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library Timothy Naftali told CNN’s Ana Cabrera on Saturday that if allegations that President Donald Trump collaborated with Russia to skew the 2016 election are true, then Trump could credibly be charged with...

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