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An attorney for richard nixon's top adviser in the watergate scandal says he's watch, leading to one of america's most extraordinary political scandals investigation spearheaded by special counsel robert mueller, who,. The role of watergate scandal in the history of the united states of america nixon argued that the investigation might interfere with a cia operation dean and. The watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the united states during the investigation revealed that nixon had a tape-recording system in his offices and that he had recorded many conversations after a series of. A defining moment in american politics, the watergate scandal led to the as their investigation revealed that knowledge of the break-in and its to cover-up in february 1973, the us senate unanimously approved a. —supreme court of the united states, united states v nixon, 418 us 683 ( 1974) the watergate scandal was the most important american political an fbi investigation started, but it was called off when the president.
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When richard nixon resigned in 1974 in the wake of the watergate scandal, body under the constitution for examining evidence relating to the president. Us president richard nixon seated at his desk, with family photos and the the watergate scandal, which began yesterday in 1972, shows how long it an investigation into their actions, and their connections to the white.
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