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Thu Mar 7, 2019, 09:53 AM

Trump's presidency already the biggest scandal in US history -- even without Mueller's report: histor

President Donald Trump’s administration has already earned the dubious distinction of being engulfed in the biggest scandal in American history, multiple historians tell Axios.

In fact, historian Jon Meacham tells Axios that Trump’s administration is so scandal-plagued that it “transcends scandal” in a way that is without precedent in American history.

“It’s a national crisis in the sense of a period of elevated stakes, high passions, and possibly permanent consequences,” he explains. “We’re in the midst of making history more than we are reflecting it.”

Starting with Trump’s hush money payoffs to adult film star Stormy Daniels, then moving to negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow while running for president, and then finally touching on Trump overruling national security officials to grant security clearance to his own daughter and son-in-law, Axios paints a portrait of a president who is completely unbound by any ethical or moral scandals.

“Historians tell Axios that the only two scandals that come close to Trump-Russia are Watergate, which led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974, and the Teapot Dome scandal of the early 1920s, in which oil barons bribed a corrupt aide to President Warren Harding for petroleum leases,” Axios writes. “But historians say that both Watergate and Teapot Dome were more limited because a foreign power wasn’t a central player, and a much narrower band of potential offenses was under investigation.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2019/03/trumps-presidency-already-biggest-scandal-us-history-even-without-muellers-report-historians/

https://www.axios.com/donald-trump-russia-mueller-investigation-scandal-c3023a26-b2b9-443b-aee5-ded4f0e6bc44.html

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Thu Mar 7, 2019, 10:00 AM

1. Ya think . . .

t-rump is the front in order to keep chaos afloat while RWer senate leader McTurtle rushes RWer judges into our courts therefore damaging democracy. Also, allowing him to de-regulate rules that protest our democracy and the rule of law. The Republican party wants complete power while sucking all the wealth.

This has begun to backfire but alas, the USA's citizens suffer.

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Thu Mar 7, 2019, 10:01 AM

2. Seems like very soon to get even bigger scandalous.

The Congressional Investigations are just starting.

Rising star, Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox, in one sentence, put it so well in just one sentence: 'One of the most stunning images yesterday, was Michael Cohen bringing three suitcases of information to his Congressional hearing!'

Ms. Fox got a strong welcome from Rachel last night, and strong endorsement from Morning Joe this morning.

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Thu Mar 7, 2019, 10:03 AM

3. The worst swamp ever



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