Tag: Richard Nixon

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Pinkerton: Democrats Should Beware the Ides of Midterms 

The embattled Republican president is besieged by hostile Democrats and an even more hostile media, who regard him as politically dubious (he was, after all, elected with less than a majority of the popular vote), ideologically out of step (he is deemed “wrong” on the big issues of the day), and personally gauche, even repulsive (the mocking of his physical appearance is perhaps the most savage in American history).

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In Leaked Letter, Trump Legal Team Battles Mueller Subpoena Power

Donald Trump’s lawyers composed a secret 20-page letter to special counsel Robert Mueller to assert that the president cannot be forced to testify while arguing that he could not have committed obstruction, because he has absolute authority over all federal investigations.

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Mosher: Pompeo Goes to Pyongyang, Playing the Trump Card

In July 1971, President Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger, secretly flew from Pakistan to Beijing. Kissinger’s negotiations led directly to Nixon’s historic visit to China some months later.

President Barack Obama sits in a new Chevrolet Bolt electric car with Patrick Foley, controls manager for the Bolt EV at GM in Detroit, as he visits the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, to highlight the progress made by the American auto industry. …

California Legislature Names Freeway in Honor of former Pres. Obama

California legislators voted Tuesday to designate a section of the 134 Freeway in Los Angeles County as the President Barack H. Obama Highway in honor of the 44th President of the United States. In order to place the signs with Obama’s name along

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Hillary Clinton to Wellesley Grads: ‘Cheer Up’; Trump Could Be Impeached

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 2016 presidential candidate told graduates Friday at her alma mater, Wellesley College in Massachusetts, that she and her fellow students were “furious” when Richard Nixon was elected president but that he did not remain in office.

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Stephanopoulos: Comey’s Notes ‘The Modern Equivalent of Nixon’s Tapes’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” co-host George Stephanopoulos described former FBI Director James Comey’s notes as “the modern equivalent of Nixon’s tapes.” Stephanopoulos said, “[W]e have had a week of stunning stories from the White House. This

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Pat Buchanan on ‘Nixon’s White House Wars’ and Trump’s Critics: Democrats Seek to ‘Overthrow a President They Could Not Defeat in a Democratic Contest’

Legendary conservative columnist and author Pat Buchanan discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey with SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily. As Kassam humorously observed, the current media firestorm over the ostensibly “Nixonian” firing of FBI Director James Comey was excellent publicity for Buchanan’s new book, “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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Brokaw on Comey Firing: ‘This Is Not the Saturday Night Massacre’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” former NBC’s “Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw dismissed comparisons of President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey a day earlier to former President Richard Nixon’s 1973 firing of Archibald Cox, the special prosecutor named