Watergate

Carl Bernstein: Barr Abetting 'Authoritarian' Trump in a 'Cover-up'

The veteran journalist said the situation challenged "whether our institutions are able to function in this country to deal with a president of the United States who is unique in our history, who has nothing but contempt for Democratic traditions and the rule of law."

Trump: Inspector General's FISA Report a 'Blockbuster'

Inspector General Michael Horowitz has been investigating whether the FBI abused FISA procedures in its targeted Russian-related surveillance operations, and his report is expected by June.

Report a Road Map to Potential Trump Indictment?

"They're doing the next best thing they can: Put the case together and leave it to a time when it can be brought," a former assistant special Watergate prosecutor told Newsweek.

Mueller's Report 'Is More Damning Than All' Others

"One of the post-Watergate norms was that attorney generals did not serve as the president's personal counsel," said John Dean, who served as White House counsel to President Richard Nixon.

Former Prosecutor: Trump Behavior 'Eminently Nixonian'

Pointing to Trump's efforts at "shutting down enemies" and "trying to suppress stories," as well as the president's allegations that a so-called "deep state" and the media were aligned against him, Elliot Williams compared the current administration to that of former President Richard Nixon.

Trump 'Most Isolated' President Since Nixon: Woodward

Watergate journalist Bob Woodward said Trump "does not know what his self-interest is," often refusing to heed the counsel of his close advisers trying to steer him through issues, crises and scandals.

Trump 'Helped Putin Destabilize the United States'

"This is about the most serious counterintelligence people we have in the U.S. government saying, 'Oh, my God, the president's words and actions lead us to conclude that somehow he has become a witting, unwitting, or half-witting pawn," Carl Bernstein said.

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