Opinion | Dana Milbank: This is worse than Watergate

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  • Columnist Dana Milbank says legislators treated the investigation into Richard Nixon with the seriousness it deserved. Inquiries into President Trump fall far short. Read more: wapo.st/2MFXCAg. Subscribe to The Washington Post on IDclips: wapo.st/2QOdcqK
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Komentar • 87

  • roger peet
    roger peet Bulan Yang lalu

    Every single day since Thump took office, there has been a scandal. At last count, 26 people have been indicted in the Thump Administration. It is madness.

  • Cameron Wilson
    Cameron Wilson Bulan Yang lalu +1

    4 years ago all these elected officials were calling Trump a clown now they're ignore this man's behavior just to keep their jobs because he's popular among their party?

  • Chris Zerkel
    Chris Zerkel Bulan Yang lalu +3

    All talk and no action. JUST IMPEACH ALREADY!

  • Shawn Corbin
    Shawn Corbin Bulan Yang lalu

    Never mind that Dean is a convicted felon for his part in the Watergate scandal, yeah, he obstructed justice, was not sent to prison for it, but was convicted nonetheless. The irony is not lost upon the star witnesses, Cohen and Dean are both convicted felons. This should speak volumes as to the validity of their "investigation." Be smart enough to know when you're being lied to.

  • Walt Schmidt
    Walt Schmidt Bulan Yang lalu

    It's worse, because this time the Dems are falsely accusing a President to take the fall for made up crimes, in order to cover up all the ACTUAL crimes committed by themselves during the Obozo administration leading up to the election...

  • Jonno S-D
    Jonno S-D Bulan Yang lalu +1

    Even though I'm a democrat, impeaching Trump will only lead to indignant republicans swinging the election once again. There is no chance of a democrat victory if Trump is impeached. Not to mention that vice president Mike Pence is just as if not worse than Trump.
    That said, the disrespect that young Republican congressmen and women continually show to their elder opposition is uncouth and disgraceful.

    • Jonno S-D
      Jonno S-D Bulan Yang lalu

      @Diana Hulstine we have EVERYTHING to lose. Impeachment of Trump, regardless of any illegality, gives republicans giant impetus to stampede the voting booths. With just over a year until the election, we must endure now in order to win then

    • Diana Hulstine
      Diana Hulstine Bulan Yang lalu +1

      Jonno S-D trump admitted today that he would and seek to COLLUDE again so what do we have to lose if it is done right now?

  • NAVY 88
    NAVY 88 Bulan Yang lalu

    Correction of this fake news title: This has nothing to do with Watergate. An old libtarded hack aka John Dean, who wants another 15 minutes of fame, spewing flat-out lies at a congressional hearing. That's just what this is all about.

    • FireRupee
      FireRupee Bulan Yang lalu

      Minus five points from Slytherin.

  • peter chow
    peter chow Bulan Yang lalu

    Wonder when Bezzo dumps WaPo.

  • Michael McCullagh
    Michael McCullagh Bulan Yang lalu +7

    OF COURSE IT IS........🧐🤔

  • Robert Blackford
    Robert Blackford Bulan Yang lalu

    This is someone’s lame attempt at career building.

  • Hildebeast Clinton
    Hildebeast Clinton Bulan Yang lalu +2

    WAPO: you’re right, when the Obama White House weaponied
    The FBI against Trump and obtained FISA warrants illegally - that was worse than Watergate.

    • Refresh2b
      Refresh2b Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @Shawn Corbin Trump is a Criminal Con-Man. And he's said he'd do it again.

    • Refresh2b
      Refresh2b Bulan Yang lalu

      @Shawn Corbin is a dummy

    • Shawn Corbin
      Shawn Corbin Bulan Yang lalu

      @Refresh2b Keep pushing the fake narrative, SHILL. Your fake narrative crashes down soon, then JUSTICE COMES and the house of cards will fall.

  • Artemas Ward
    Artemas Ward Bulan Yang lalu +5

    On orders from Vladimir Putin, Russian war planes bombed the civilian population of Aleppo, Syria, causing more than one million refugees to flood out of Syria and seek refuge in Europe. Mr Putin did this on purpose to destabilize the democratic countries of Europe. Mr Putin is not a friend to the Russian people and he is not a friend of democracy.

  • Orphan of Wealth
    Orphan of Wealth Bulan Yang lalu +2

    Yes it is.

  • vineeth thekkethil
    vineeth thekkethil Bulan Yang lalu +1

    There ain't no sequel. Trump is simply lucky. Always has been... blessed.

    • vineeth thekkethil
      vineeth thekkethil Bulan Yang lalu

      @John Desiderio I know that bro. Ain't I the lucky one?!

    • John Desiderio
      John Desiderio Bulan Yang lalu

      vineeth thekkethil you are not American

  • tristian king
    tristian king Bulan Yang lalu +1

    he has nothing to do with the mueller report and he is friends with lanny davis and mueller found no crimes otherwise he would have said so. they would impeach trump for a fart if they could. give it up your wasting our time and go back to work and get something done. we get it you hate trump and want him gone anyway possible

    • R V
      R V Bulan Yang lalu

      Your an fn moron, get your head out of your Trump

  • Jason
    Jason Bulan Yang lalu +1

    that man is a criminal and makes a living off of
    lying so does democrat congress. Trump 2020 in a landslide demoncrats are dumb

  • Auto Musk
    Auto Musk Bulan Yang lalu +5

    What if Trump changes his party in the next election? Will Republican leaders still lick his shoes?

  • Mark and Cathy Nickerson
    Mark and Cathy Nickerson Bulan Yang lalu

    The GOP is a fascist party.

  • John Maher
    John Maher Bulan Yang lalu +2

    Hey Jim Jordan if a wrestler cheats during a match and wins is it a win? Well your boy Trump got a big cheat by getting help to win from Russia. Did Trump win if he cheated? Hey Jim are you listening?

    • أقل بن ألفريد
      أقل بن ألفريد Bulan Yang lalu

      LOLs! It's like saying that Trump wins because a game sponsor cheers for him! Then you cry "Is his win legitimate?" LMAO Hillary have the biased fake news media and the supposed to be neutral electoral facilitator Obama-Pence government! They were spying him and leaking them to paint bad on his image thru the fake news media. My 9 year old understands it well but until now you did't get it? Get some help amigo before you will be on the street, runnng in broad daylight, away from your own shadow! LOL! Seriously, it's my advise.

    • Wesley C.
      Wesley C. Bulan Yang lalu

      I don't know about Jim, but I know how Donald feels about Maximum Security (Kentucky Derby 2019) being disqualified. That should answer your question since Jim and Donald are joined at the hip.

    • أقل بن ألفريد
      أقل بن ألفريد Bulan Yang lalu


  • Joel Saldanha
    Joel Saldanha Bulan Yang lalu

    don't care about mueller report

    • R V
      R V Bulan Yang lalu

      You don't care because you can't read

    • Tattle Boad
      Tattle Boad Bulan Yang lalu


    • John Desiderio
      John Desiderio Bulan Yang lalu

      Joel Saldanha you are not American

  • Joseph Allen
    Joseph Allen Bulan Yang lalu +10

    Impeach and indict!

  • Charlie Brown
    Charlie Brown Bulan Yang lalu

    This is worse than Watergate. This is a Nazi-type, Third Reich movement, Hitler cult like personality climate and culture we are living in!

  • Heros and Zeros
    Heros and Zeros Bulan Yang lalu +10

    Do you think that Trump considers those who fall for his lies to be suckers???A lie is a lie is a lie ...and being a sucker is a really bad choice too....Any patriot can tell you...if you want to stand up for this country, start with the truth and stay true to justice....Trump is keen on lies and cons....Americans will never let Republicans forget how they failed this country....Republicans can take as many showers as they want, they will never be able to escape the stench of their own cowardliness...

    • Shawn Corbin
      Shawn Corbin Bulan Yang lalu

      @Diana Hulstine The party of diversity appears to have some racists and islamophobes within their rank ranks. You're a STAR!

    • Shawn Corbin
      Shawn Corbin Bulan Yang lalu

      You're NOT a Patriot, so kindly quit your BS, SHILL.

    • Diana Hulstine
      Diana Hulstine Bulan Yang lalu

      @Robert Blackford more trolling from. The comrades . They just can't face the fact trump is going g to prison

    • Diana Hulstine
      Diana Hulstine Bulan Yang lalu

      @أقل بن ألفريد STFU you Arab troll

    • Robert Blackford
      Robert Blackford Bulan Yang lalu

      Yes, it’s clear that Hillary’s loss damaged you more than you know. If you want to direct your anger at fascists, look no further than your political heroes.

  • SJ T
    SJ T Bulan Yang lalu

    God damn every Republican (except for Justin Amash).

  • troybridgeman
    troybridgeman Bulan Yang lalu +2

    There were a lot of Republicans that opposed Nixon's impeachment so these toadies are par for the course. Ironically, Nixon who they vilify, had more ethical integrity than Trump and resigned.

    • troybridgeman
      troybridgeman Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @Gary Rumain Of course he doesn't. He has never allowed truth, accountability and ethics to guide his decisions. I'm curious about this concept of growing a brain. What kind of test tube did you grow yours in? Will it make me a better, more mindless supporter of Dear Leader?

    • Gary Rumain
      Gary Rumain Bulan Yang lalu

      @Maxx Fleischer Only in your tiny little brain, fool.

    • Maxx Fleischer
      Maxx Fleischer Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @Gary Rumain Gary Rumain I would only be a fool for trusting an empty bucket like you. What is it like to be soulless and devoid of human empathy? Trump will 've forced to resign when the depth of his corruption is revealed.

    • Gary Rumain
      Gary Rumain Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @Maxx Fleischer Wow, you really are a prize fool.

    • Maxx Fleischer
      Maxx Fleischer Bulan Yang lalu

      There were a lot of Republicans who initially supported Nixon. But when the evidence was revealed they turned against him.
      The evidence of Trump's misdemeanors is before us and more damaging information is being obstructed by Trump. It is worse than Watergate and you think there is no issue? But then again your type is list with no morals. If you think Trump is innocent you are as corrupt as they come.

  • Linda Minton
    Linda Minton Bulan Yang lalu +3

    John Dean got ripped in cross examination by the Republicans, he is as credible as any other CNN employee.

    • Shawn Corbin
      Shawn Corbin Bulan Yang lalu

      @Maxx Fleischer You're the stupid one, shill. Jump ship before you go down with it or you will have to go out and get an honest job, shill.

    • Annette Pora
      Annette Pora Bulan Yang lalu +2

      @Zion Nuby Gaetz is trying so hard to be one of the "guys" its embarrassing. His sociopathic lecherous leer shows he loves hurting others. A privileged nobody with no redeeming qualities. Just another NPD out for himself like all the rest of the GOP. Traitors to the Constitution. How anyone could vote for someone like him is mindboggling.

    • Gary Rumain
      Gary Rumain Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @Maxx Fleischer Democraps act like infantile morons. You're no different.

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Bulan Yang lalu +2

      @Zion Nuby I did, it was an amateur deflection from the question asked.

    • Zion Nuby
      Zion Nuby Bulan Yang lalu +3

      No he did'nt Gaetz tried to roast him about healthcare and he proved that Nixon himself wanted that same plan watch the actually video my guy

  • t1tacal
    t1tacal Bulan Yang lalu +5

    Oh boy, what a dud.

  • Gold Clap
    Gold Clap Bulan Yang lalu +3

    His crimes are not making him fail, his attitude is, a gun loaded with ignorance!!!

  • Gold Clap
    Gold Clap Bulan Yang lalu +8

    Trump has made America a very IGNORANT nation!!!

    • Terry McCracken
      Terry McCracken Bulan Yang lalu

      No, it already was an ignorant nation, Trump is a consequence of an ignorant electorate.

    • Jess Stuart
      Jess Stuart Bulan Yang lalu +2

      Trump is the symptom of the problem, not the cause. Television Networks have stupefied America by dumbing down content to maximize ratings, and distracting Americans from more meaningful/engaging/rewarding activities. Combine this with a failing public education system; Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Dumbfuckistan.

    • 1247.cc
      1247.cc Bulan Yang lalu +1

      The washington post is garbage.

  • Lord Baelish
    Lord Baelish Bulan Yang lalu +4

    WOW dems have been doing such a great job! this is like the 9th time they have impeached trump!

    • Lord Baelish
      Lord Baelish Bulan Yang lalu +3

      @Linda Minton geez your completely right, there just going to impeach him after his second term. Lol

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Bulan Yang lalu +4

      They'll be impeaching him until he is reelected, and then they will just pout and obstruct if they're not voted out. It's going to be fun watching him make them chase tails.

    • Lord Baelish
      Lord Baelish Bulan Yang lalu +3

      @Creek Walker but you're a comment....

    • Creek Walker
      Creek Walker Bulan Yang lalu +1

      Fake channel=fake comment.

  • Pod
    Pod Bulan Yang lalu +13

    oh boy, the writing's on the wall for trump. lemme go get my popcorn.

    • Merrilou Neigenfind
      Merrilou Neigenfind Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @1247.cc So. You just disrespected the US soldier shot 18 times in Niger in 2018. He was a Democrat. I would say shame on you but Trump supporters are incapable of feeling shame. Murica

    • 1247.cc
      1247.cc Bulan Yang lalu

      @Merrilou Neigenfind Leftists can't repeat all the words in a thought. LOL, Dean was a central figure in the events and was the cause of the scandal. I am laughing that you are unaware of this.

    • Merrilou Neigenfind
      Merrilou Neigenfind Bulan Yang lalu +1

      @1247.cc John Dean caused Watergate? Lol

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Bulan Yang lalu

      @1247.cc Exactly.

    • 1247.cc
      1247.cc Bulan Yang lalu

      @Doctor Jodie John Dean is a scumbag lawyer that caused the Watergate scandal. The fact he weaseled his way onto CNN doesn't change that. The massive ignorance of leftists to the identity and character of Dean is hilarious.