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He was part political provocateur, part ruthless operator. Best known for his role in the Watergate break-in, which ultimately led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. Lisa Desjardins has the story of G. Gordon Liddy, who died Tuesday not…
By Lisa Desjardins, Geoffrey Lou Guray
His moment of fame came in 1973, as a deputy attorney general, when he choose to resign rather than carry out Nixon’s unlawful order to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
In his prepared testimony, the former White House counsel and Watergate witness outlined some of the similarities between the Watergate inquiry into President Richard Nixon and the current investigations into President Donald Trump.
By Gretchen Frazee
The fallout from President Trump’s national emergency declaration over immigration is sparking questions about the scope of executive power. For analysis, Judy Woodruff talks to Andrew Rudalevige, professor of government at Bowdoin College and author of “The New Imperial Presidency:…
President Trump on Friday pardoned Scooter Libby, a top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney, 11 years after his conviction for lying to investigators and obstructing justice. Trump didn’t know Libby, so why do it now? To discuss the…
By Associated Press
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia will emphasize at today's committee hearing that the American people need to realize that what happened was that a president asked an FBI director to drop an ongoing investigation into a former national security adviser.
By Daniel Bush
Critics have been quick to compare the controversy surrounding the White House and Russia to the Watergate scandal that forced President Richard Nixon to resign. But the Watergate drama took longer to unfold -- more than two years -- than…
The Comey firing and Russia investigations form a case study of the massive shifts in U.S. politics and media since the early 1970s.
By News Desk
Fred Thompson, a former U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, as well as a film and television actor, died Sunday, his family said.
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