Historian Just Trolled Donald Trump With Newspaper Clipping About Nixon in the 1970s That Sounds an Awful Lot Like Trump Today
For decades people compared coincidences between the lives of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy as both were assassinated. Now the newest comparisons are between the scandal riddled tenure of President Richard Nixon and the current fortunes of President Donald Trump.
Nixon ultimately submitted his resignation after the coverup of the break-in at DNC headquarters at the Watergate Hotel led to his impeachment.
On Sunday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head Kirstjen Nielsen became the 12th cabinet member to resign from the Trump administration. President Donald Trump has been increasingly vocal over his displeasure with Nielsen and her handling of border security.
Rather than a feather in his cap, the border remains a black spot on his administration's record.
Former Bush Advisor Doesn't Think Donald Trump's Presidency Will Last Through 2019 and Here's How He Thinks It Will End
Former President George W. Bush's adviser, Alan Steinberg—who also served as an administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency—made a bold prediction for 2019: President Donald Trump will resign the presidency. But Steinberg did not just predict Trump's resignation.
Steinberg believes the businessman will fall back on his old life and "cut a deal."
At 3:37pm EST Thursday in Washington D.C., President Donald Trump's official Twitter account announced that the resignation of embattled Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt had been received and accepted. Pruitt was facing 14 separate investigations into his activities at the EPA.
Twelve minutes later, Fox News producer Fin Gomez shared the resignation letter, citing Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts as the source. After which multiple sources shared the letter as well.
Sean Spicer is facing calls to resign from his position as press secretary after a Tuesday press conference in which he compared Hitler favorably to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, falsely claiming that Hitler did not use "gas on his own people."
Response to the comments was quick and scatching. Steven Goldstein, Executive Director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, called for the press secretary to resign. So did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.