Bob Woodward helped to bring down Richard Nixon, but it wasn’t because he told the truth about Watergate.
Davis said the only thing he has learned from the House Intelligence Committee’s theater is how committed Democrats are to the farce of impeachment they have been pursuing for three years.
The legal implications of Trump’s phone call to the Ukrainian president are still being hashed out, but there are several points in Trump’s favor on public perception about the charges.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep Jerry Nadler cites Watergate as the precedent for transmitting grand jury information to Congress. That’s true, but in the opposite way he thinks.
Convicted felon and former Nixon lawyer John Dean was humiliated by Republicans during Monday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing.
The producer assured me that CNN was committed to presenting a balanced view in its recent series on Richard Nixon, but she never even called back, and I think I know why.
For the past two years, the media engaged in a mass act of self-deception and partisan groupthink. Nothing like it has ever happened in American history.
Hillary says her husband Bill Clinton should ‘absolutely not’ have resigned in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, and did not abuse his power by having sexual relations with her.
What the media rarely include in their assessment of Trump’s truthfulness is that all presidents lie.
The 2016 Russia scandal is, in many ways, the mirror image of the Watergate scandal. Like a mirror image, what might appear to be a reflection is actually an inverted and opposite image.
It would be a far better country if the press took a perpetually adversarial approach to those in power. The problem is they don’t.
Ben Weingarten, as part of an Encounter Books series, interview Lord Conrad Black, former British newspaper publisher and author.
The Russia and FBI probes lure political partisans with the prospect of winning political battles by making an end run around ordinary politics.
Is it possible that the machinations in the Nixon administration resemble recent reports about the intelligence agencies under the Obama administration?
By now, John Dean’s pronouncements on the scandals du jour have become one of the most predictable tropes in political journalism.
A pardon lets the accused avoid punishment, but sears her guilt into the public consciousness. After all, an innocent woman does not need to be pardoned.
Just as in 1976, this year’s presidential winner will immediately look very weak in office.
Today, mainstream publications have become willing accomplices in suppressing the same type of information they worked so tenaciously to expose all those years ago.
It’s not just scandals like Watergate that have crippled voters’ trust. It’s also attitudes of entitlement and media fear-mongering.
Instead of striking immunity deals with virtually every person who had intimate knowledge about Hillary Clinton’s illegal emails, the Justice Department could have saved everyone time and just offered Hillary protection from all prosecution.
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