saturday night massacre

He was the first EPA administrator and later served a second stint at the agency, where he was hailed as "Mr. Clean." He resigned as Nixon's deputy attorney general.
The president looks to be on the verge of repeating Richard Nixon’s fatal miscalculations.
No, the nation's 37th president never fired his FBI director.
It is important to know more about this historical reference to understand its potential significance to current events.
If Watergate was arguably our finest hour, then certainly now is our worst, at least since the Civil War. Today congress is populated primarily (but not exclusively) by Lilliputians and demagogues, who have well earned their abysmal 6 percent approval rating.
The White House tapes reveal Haig as the ultimate sycophant, urging Nixon to smite the enemy in Vietnam, unleash the bombs, stand tough against the Soviets, and, not incidentally, to keep Kissinger in his place.
The upcoming trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has revealed that a whole lot of people have totally and utterly forgotten the way our system of justice is designed to operate.
Obama faces a steady drip, drip, drip of stories leaking and becoming public. Wiretapping stories, torture stories, and secret CIA covert stories were all in the news in the past week alone.