Brokaw also claimed that America is a much more divided country than it was back in 1974 when legislators pursued impeachment against Nixon.
A scathing ad asks why Republicans won't fight President Trump for ignoring subpoenas from Congress, citing House GOP lawmakers who successfully stood their ground against former President Richard Nixon in 1974.
People keep asking me how this impeachment process compares with the two I experienced before. Here's my answer.
The former Massachusetts governor also said he believes members of the House have a duty to impeach the president.
Elizabeth Holtzman was on the House Judiciary Committee that adopted articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon.
Disinformation and deepfakes are especially acute concerns in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election.
Even if a subsequent president wanted to pardon Trump—in the interest of, say, domestic tranquility—she could not.
Support for impeaching and removing Trump is less substantial and more partisan than it was during Richard Nixon's presidency.
The former House Judiciary Committee member who voted to adopt articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon noted "deep similarities" with Watergate case.
The House Speaker ridiculed the president for attacking the credibility of former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch and the whistleblower during testimony, cautioning him that such a move is a direct challenge to her leadership.
The White House counsel during the Watergate scandal, John Dean, made the claim after the first public hearings with two witnesses.
Nixon went to the Texas-Arkansas game 50 years ago for a top-ranked matchup. This isn't the only comparison to Nixon that Trump has drawn.
The Watergate special counsel investigation found an 18.5 minute gap in Nixon's recorded phone calls, which Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe compared to gaps in the Trump-Zelenskiy memo.
Neal Katyal said President Donald Trump is trying to "run out the clock" by refusing to comply with subpoenas to turn over evidence and witnesses in the impeachment inquiry.
Gov. Hogan's call to "get the facts" echoed his father, former Maryland Congressman Larry Hogan Sr., who spent hours in hearings and at home poring over evidence as the Watergate scandal unfolded and eventually broke with his party, voting to impeach then-President Nixon.
A recent Fox News poll found that a record high 51 percent of voters want Trump to be impeached and removed from office.
Make no mistake: How we as a nation are responding to the Ukraine whistleblower matters.
Senator Lindsey Graham said back in 1998 that President Richard Nixon's rejection of subpoenas from Congress made him subject to impeachment.
The proceedings under Presidents Nixon and Clinton sought the truth rather than partisan advantage.
"You'll have a very Democratic Senate next year," former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld said.
Bob Woodward told MSNBC that he believes the Democratic Party should expand its investigation into President Donald Trump beyond the Ukraine whistleblower complaint.
And who can we count on to protect the integrity of our election process? Certainly not Attorney General William Barr.
"Nixon was a patriot," J.W. Verret said. "Of all the crazy things he did, he never would have accepted help from a foreign power for his own personal interest in an election."
Do not be shocked if in the 2020 result, President Trump wins by a margin unimaginable today.
If you want to get an idea of what will happen in 2020, the election you need to look back on is 1972.
The unearthing of one of America's biggest conspiracies is still known as one of the best shows of investigative journalism in political history.
A recording from 1971 has emerged with the future U.S. president making a racial slur.
As he did some decades ago, former Nixon White House counsel John Dean found himself at the center of fierce criticism during testimony on Capitol Hill.
"These facts that he laid out are so substantially similar to the matured allegations against Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon, it's clear where he was going," Andrew Napolitano explained.