Will Trump, like Nixon, resign to avoid impeachment?

Critics are making comparisons between Donald Trump, the 45th US President, and Richard Nixon of Watergate infamy. Nixon was forced to resign to avoid impeachment. If the Democrats have it their way, the boorish and offensive Trump might suffer a similar fate

30 June 2019 - 00:10 By Nadine Drayer

"I think we have a governing crisis," journalist and author Bob Woodward commented when asked to assess the Donald Trump administration on CNN. Woodward has written books about all of the past nine US presidents and was discussing his latest, Fear: Trump in the White House, which sold more than 1.1-million copies in its first week.

Few are as well equipped to assess the US political landscape as the veteran investigative reporter who in 1972 exposed Watergate with Washington Post colleague Carl Bernstein. They uncovered a web of deceit of such magnitude that the suffix "-gate" has become part of the English language. In SA alone we've had Muldergate, Nkandlagate and Guptagate, among others...

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