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Everyone's Comparing Trump to Nixon Now

Critics see echoes of the 1973 'Saturday Night Massacre'

(Newser) - President Trump's surprise firing of James Comey has one word in wide circulation: "Nixonian." Specifically, critics see a parallel to Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre" in 1973, when the president ordered the firing of the special prosecutor investigating Watergate. Comey, for his part, was investigating ties... More »

Book: Dean Ordered Watergate Break-In

Ex-White House counsel rips claim as 'pathetic'

(Newser) - White House counsel John Dean ordered the Watergate break-in that ended up bringing down his own president, according to a new book on the political bungle of the century. Author James Rosen, Fox News Washington correspondent, said he reached that conclusion after extensive research for his book, The Strong Man:... More »

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