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Nixon Advisor John Dean Reacts To Trump Calling Him A ‘Rat’

11:15 AM 08/20/2018<p>Former White House counsel to President Richard Nixon, John Dean, responded to President Donald Trump’s accusation that Dean was …

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AP analysis: WH counsel talks to Mueller team

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‘... the more he mirrors Richard Nixon’ the left says

<b>From New York Times</b>: “The more Trump is cornered, the more he mirrors Richard Nixon.”<p>From Washington Post: “In revoking John Brennan’s security …

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Bonus Quote of the Day

“I am actually honored to be on his enemies list as I was on Nixon’s when I made it there. This is a president I hold in such low esteem I would be …

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Michael Cohen's attorney says he's talking to lawyer who brought down Nixon

Lanny Davis, an attorney for former longtime Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, said he has been reaching out regularly over the past few months to John Dean, the former White House counsel who helped bring down the presidency of Richard Nixon.<p>Cohen has sent signals that he might cooperate in the …

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John Dean responds to Trump's 'RAT' tweet

John Dean, White House counsel for the Nixon administration, responds to President Donald Trump's tweet calling him a "RAT" after the New York Times reported White House counsel Don McGahn met with prosecutors for 30 hours.

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The White House may strip 9 former officials of their security clearances, and it's reminding people of Nixon's infamous 'Enemies List'

President Donald Trump set off a firestorm last week when White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance was being revoked, and listed nine other former intelligence and law-enforcement officials whose clearances are under …

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Nixon had an enemies list. Now so does Trump.

By Michael E. Miller<p>, Reporter<p>It was the summer of 1973, and Watergate was in the air.<p>What had begun as an apparently simple break-in at an apartment complex on the Potomac River a year earlier had spiraled into a scandal shaking the presidency. Top White House aides had stepped down. The attorney …

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Nixon White House lawyer John Dean praises Don McGahn’s cooperation with Mueller: ‘He is doing the right thing’

Former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean called into CNN on Saturday to discuss the news that Trump’s White House counsel, Don McGahn, is …

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What Henry Kissinger can tell us about the digital future

Henry Kissinger is back in the spotlight. At his well-advanced age, Kissinger has clearly been troubled enough by world events to make public his …

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Rachel Maddow Just Nailed Trump For Committing Another Impeachable Offense

Trump hasn't just obstructed justice in plain sight, but he is actively using the power of the presidency to hurt his political enemies.

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How we restore faith in journalism

the president of the united states enjoys hurling insults, like a Howitzer firing shells, at American institutions. The court system. The FBI. The …


GOP’s Loyalty Now Is No Proof of Loyalty Later

With President Donald Trump seemingly incapable of going a week without adding fuel to the potential impeachment fire, it was nice to see the reminder from Michael Conway and Jon Marshall that people’s memories of bipartisan cooperation during the Watergate scandal are mostly wrong.<p>In fact, as they …

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Reporters Committee supports #FreePress editorial campaign | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Gabe Rottman | August 16, 2018<p><i>Local news outlets leading the campaign show why Americans should defend a free press amid attempts to discredit</i> …


The Divisive Consequences of the Census Bureau’s Committee on Race

Donald Trump came into the presidency promising to drain the swamp, and at least part of his legacy will be assessed on his success on that score. By …

Conservative View

Omarosa and the forgotten Martha Mitchell: Unlikely heroes who brought down a president?

<b>Martha Mitchell; Omarosa Manigault (AP/Harvey Georges/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>Omarosa’s nowhere near as sincere as Martha Mitchell, the boozy Southern belle who destroyed the Nixon White House<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>August 15, 2018 12:10pm (UTC)<p>I doubt there was even one Vegas oddsmaker who would have …

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An Author Defends His Decision to Write Yet Another Book That Celebrates Henry Kissinger

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger meets with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Oct. 10, 2017, in Washington. Win McNamee/Getty …

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‘Why They Wore It’ at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum

Gayle Anderson was live in Yorba Linda at the NEW exhibition at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum entitled, Why They Wore It: The …


2018 Football Position Previews: Tight Ends

Hooray!<p>For Ames Iowa State’s tight ends!<p>Seemingly, for the first time since the Nixon administration, Iowa State will have more than warm bodies that …


Donald Trump and Richard Nixon: Many parallels, but they don’t go far enough

<b>Donald Trump; Richard Nixon (AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>Forty-four years after a Republican president resigned in disgrace, are we headed for the same conclusion? (No)<p>Jared Yates Sexton<p>August 14, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>On Sunday, Aug. 5, President Donald Trump began his morning as he begins so many others, by …

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Draft Time: This Is Why and How America Should Have Compulsory Military Service

1973 was a pivotal year in American history. After nearly a decade of direct military involvement, the last remaining U.S. combat troops returned …


The Myth of Watergate Bipartisanship

Reporters and political commentators often express frustrated surprise at the steadfast support of President Trump from most Republicans in the House and Senate. But they shouldn’t — it has happened before.<p>In fact, when these critics refer back to the Watergate era as a time of bipartisan …

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The most important difference in polling about Trump and Nixon

It would be fascinating to dive into why comparisons between the administration of President Trump and that of Richard Nixon are so numerous. There are the obvious reasons: a president under investigation by a special counsel; questions about how a campaign might have been manipulated illegally. …


THEY SAID NO TO NIXON by Michael Koncewicz

In his debut book, professional archivist and Richard Nixon scholar Koncewicz mines vast research material to illuminate Nixon’s tenure from a fresh …

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Overturning Chevron Would Not Gut the Administrative State - but it Would Strengthen the Rule of Law

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's latest Supreme Court nominee, is a critic of the <i>Chevron</i> doctrine - the legal rule requiring federal judges to …


New Poll Shows Donald Trump Is As Unpopular As Richard Nixon Was Just Before He Resigned

A recently released Marist College poll suggests that President Donald Trump’s disapproval rating is just as bad as that of Richard Nixon right …

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Poll: Trump disliked as strongly as Nixon before his resignation

A new poll has found that President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump condemns white nationalist rallies: There is no place for neo-Nazism in US …

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Trump as unpopular as Richard Nixon was when he resigned: poll

A new poll released this week shows that President Donald Trump is as disliked as President Richard M. Nixon was on the day he resigned from …

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Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The immigration lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents pushed back against President Donald Trump's hardline stance on a category of family visa that paved the way for his in-laws' citizenship, calling the President's rhetoric "unconscionable."<p>"It's unconscionable …

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Nearing Retirement? Here’s a Book to Help You Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

With the number of older Americans filing for bankruptcy on the rise, here are three books to help you understand retirement and what is driving the Social Security debate. One details the scope of the issues, while another guides readers on how to maximize their benefits. Plus, a satirical novel …