USA Precedents

Submitted by ub on Thu, 10/05/2017 - 20:54

These earlier events are regarded as examples to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

US President Richard Nixon first uttered the now infamous phrase, "I am not a crook." Nixon made the declaration during a press conference in Orlando, Fla., amid charges related to the Watergate break-in and subsequent scandal and resignation from office. "I'm not a crook"

The Lewinsky sex scandal involved 49-year-old President Bill Clinton and 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The sexual relationship took place between 1995 and 1996 and came to light in 1998.
Clinton, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s “moron” comment is more than it seems: it exposes a rot at the heart of the Trump administration. “Toxic on a day-to-day level”: how Trump is mismanaging the White House…
Tillerson was summoned to the White House amid presidential fury
People close to Rex Tillerson said he had to be talked out of drafting a resignation letter more than once