Watergate Scandal News
Aug. 9, 1974: President Gerald Ford takes the oath of office
President Gerald Ford was sworn in as president 43 years ago today after President Richard Nixon resigned amid the ongoing Watergate investigation.
Aug. 8, 1974: President Nixon resigns
In a televised address to the nation, Nixon announced his resignation from the presidency amid the Watergate investigation.
ANALYSIS: Trump's crackdown on 'leaks' could hide important truths
Not that long ago I criticized the Obama administration for using " national security " as a rationale for cracking down on leaks by folks in the government. I wrote in a column seven years ago for the National Journal, "As I was sitting with my three grown sons over the post-Thanksgiving weekend
COLUMN: Five takes from one of the five Great Lakes
Sometimes you just have to take a little break, a breather, and reconnect with what matters and your own heart or soul in the midst of the bickering and bullying, the constant chatter of cable news and the torrent of tweets coming from every direction especially from our President. In those moments
The Note: GOP whiffs again on health care
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY No bill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded Monday night that the GOP's effort to repeal and replace Obamacare "will not be successful" after two more conservative Republicans came out against the bill. ABC News’ Jonathan Karl reports that the White House
New poll shows Trump has 36% approval rating
Trump responded to the historically low approval rating by tweeting "not bad."
Trump at 36 percent approval in new poll
The just-released ABC News/Washington Post poll shows the president has the lowest six-month approval rating of any president for 70 years.
Inside the hearings that captivated the world
In the summer of 1973, the Watergate hearings rocked Washington and captured the world's attention.
Watergate : Inside the scandal that took down a presidency
A plot of lies, espionage, and secret dealings shattered how the nation viewed the presidency, and the truth.
Richard Nixon's secret tapes are released: Part 9
On the tapes, Nixon, in his own words, proved that he orchestrated the cover-up of Watergate.