He was subsequently disbarred from the legal profession.
The first article of impeachment against Richard Nixon detailed his cover-up of the Watergate break-in, listing nine incriminating things the president and his henchmen did. Nos. Just how and why it would end is the subject of many discussions, and a list of possible impeachable offenses is being developed by constitutional lawyers. On Fox News, Sean Hannity warned Wednesday of a "destroy Trump alliance" that is now "aligning to take down President Trump". "But Donald Trump created many of these problems for himself". In that interview, Trump also admitted that since he didn't care about the Russian Federation investigation, it didn't factor into his decision: "And in fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story'".
The burglary and ensuing scandal led to the only resignation of a USA president, changed American politics forever and became a synonym for government corruption.
But Trump said, "you have to put your head down and fight, fight, fight".
"One thing I can see clearly now is that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate, particularly when it reached the stage of judicial proceedings and grew from a political scandal into a national tragedy", Nixon said in accepting the pardon.
Though Dean was called by the Federal Bureau of Investigation the "master manipulator" of the Watergate scandal, he told Cooper he didn't see the special prosecutors as enemies, though others in the administration probably did.
"There are different ways where Trump has been self-destructive in ways, that frankly, we've never seen in a public president".
Barely four months into Trump's presidency, the vast majority of Republicans nationwide so far seem unfazed, polls show.
"I'm not even sure they're friends", she said.
Rep. Al Green (D-TX) did so on the House floor Tuesday morning.
To the White House and its supporters, the big story in Washington isn't the investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation. Whether that means the President of the United States obstructed justice or not, or those around him did, we don't know. There are seven words that Trump might come to regret for the rest of his life.
According to the New York Times, the former FBI director wrote a memo after a meeting in February in which he allegedly felt pressure from the President to shut down the investigation into one of the President's men, Mike Flynn. #TNTweeters #USLatino #USA #theResistanse #fightlikehell #UniteBlue #resist Trump is the new Nixon.
I invested enough time when I was a kid that I can confidently say that what is going on today in Washington, the White House and with the media is no Watergate, but the national news media is trying really hard. Director had recorded a series of notes about his meetings with Donald Trump. "He was using his power to do that, and when James Comey didn't go along with him, when he wasn't his boy, he fired him". The judiciary has blocked Trump's immigration ban that appears to target Muslims, and Congress is fighting the repeal of Obamacare.
Americans are wired in a way that leads them to get twitchy when a president defies the norms of democratic governance; then they begin to ask: "Is this Watergate?" "I think a lot of people are going to get hurt".
Indeed, the White House's transparent lie fell apart within forty-eight hours.