Person: Richard Nixon
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
By adopting narrow grounds for impeaching the president, Pelosi and House members wanted simple charges they could easily explain to constituents, writes
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
A few months after the 37th president of the United States resigned when faced with the near certainty of impeachment, his one-time senior adviser Henry Kissinger gave his verdict on the former leader of the free world.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
There is nothing even remotely unconstitutional about the house’s decision to impeach Donald Trump, writes.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
A joke from the old USSR reported an exchange during a Politburo discussion about a ten-year plan that almost all those present thought was progressing satisfactorily. “Yes,” grunts a dissenter steeped in Marxist theology, “it’s very, very successful in practice, but the theory is all wrong.”
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
The case against Trump is very different to that against Nixon and Clinton as US foreign policy is at its very core and it comes at a time of rising global instability, says
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
I’ve followed and studied politics all my life.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
If the US president is impeached, as seems likely, his name will be blackened in history, and the scandal may be as big as Watergate, in 1974, says.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
America’s Democrats have made a serious mistake by launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, writes
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
As tensions ramp up between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, and peace talks in Afghanistan reach a crucial stage, the Trump administration has some difficult choices to make, writes
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
A citizen of this fair Republic need not be afflicted with Richard Nixon grade paranoia — or cynicism — to imagine that though we present hurling as our national game that the truth lies elsewhere.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
Like Donald Trump, Richard Nixon tried to stonewall congressional investigations into crimes allegedly committed in the White House.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Many US presidents didn’t see eye-to-eye with their top spies, but none has came close to the damage being wrought by the current incumbent, writes former public affairs director of the CIA, Kent Harrington.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
The pervasiveness of state-sponsored killings is no excuse for treating murder as acceptable, ever, writes
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
If I mention the race for the Áras, will you turn the page? You won’t? Many thanks.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
If conservative Brett Kavanaugh is appointed, he could weave president Donald Trump’s agenda into the fabric of American society for generations, writes Bette Browne.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018
We will soon mark the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers — the event that more than any other sparked what has now become known as the Great Recession.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
He has made bold decisions, but that’s not the same as being a good leader, as his motives have been to consolidate his own power in the US, says Scott Cowen.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
The Oval Office has rarely if ever been occupied by men without blemishes of one kind or another on their character.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
The Minneapolis Tribune called it a masterpiece. Thirteen-year-old me couldn’t but agree.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Diplomacy, the only alternative to war, is about meeting your enemy, and that is not a sign of weakness. Donald Trump is right to meet Kim Jong Un, says
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Some years ago, the newspaper industry came together to digitalise archives of printed newspapers. Millions of pages, tens of millions of stories, reaching back to 1738, all adding up to the first draft of Irish history, were centralised in a way that secures the data and assures public access.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life - but in death, the Rev Billy Graham received a rare tribute from America's top political leaders under the Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
THE death of Billy Graham has robbed the United States of its most notable evangelist.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described former US president George W Bush as bumbling and inept, criticising his "destructive" presidency from 2000-2008.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
The power to pardon in now in the hands of an unstable narcissist whose use of the executive perogative could cause profound damage, writes
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
IT would be refreshing for the media to once in a while write something positive about Donald Trump, the president, or Donald Trump, the man.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
JOHN Mindermann is part of an unusual fraternity. A former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), now 80 and retired in his hometown, San Francisco, he is among the relative handful of law-enforcement officials who have investigated a sitting president of the US.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
"Lordy, I hope there are tapes," Mr Comey declared at a congressional hearing.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Former president of the United States, Richard Nixon, ensured Father’s Day carried the weight of law.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
With reports of nervous White House staff trying to hide from a screaming president who spends his day in front of the TV,looks at the possible way forward.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
THE Trump presidency is imploding.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Though many are comparing Trump’s sacking of the FBI director to Nixon’s infamous ‘Saturday Night Massacre’, the political landscape is very different now, writes
Mon, 15 May, 2017
As Donald Trump’s offspring feel the glare of world attention, looks at the fortunes of the other progeny of previous White House occupants
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
It took investigators two years to break Watergate, and six years to uncover Iran-Contra, writesThere is no guarantee the probe into Russia and the 2016 election will move any quicker
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one,” wrote Voltaire.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
The former Exxon Mobil oil giant boss has more influence than most presidents and knows how to cut a deal. He would be an able secretary of state, says
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
The global business elite, each coughing up over €20,000 each, are gathering for their annual shindig at the up-market Swiss resort of Davos.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Iran's president has said his country will not allow President-elect Donald Trump to "tear up" the country's landmark nuclear deal with world powers.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Trump’s election has continued a trend in the US of dumbing down political life that has pushed the country down a perilous path, writes.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016