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RichardNixonLibrary 9 May 17
Not quite. AG Richardson and Deputy AG Ruckelshaus quit in protest. Cox was fired.
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RN Playing Cards 9 May 17
Broken record broken record broken record
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Andrew Kornblatt 9 May 17
Replying to @NixonLibrary
Not the director, but...
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RichardNixonLibrary 9 May 17
Replying to @akornblatt
True. Ruckelshaus and Richardson resigned. Cox was fired.
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Christopher H Holte 9 May 17
Replying to @NixonLibrary
No he fired the AG. He would have Fired the FBI director if he'd known "Deep Throat" was his deputy!
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RichardNixonLibrary 9 May 17
Replying to @CHHolte
Not quite. Ruckelshaus and Richardson resigned in protest. Cox was fired.
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wb 9 May 17
Replying to @NixonLibrary
Fun Fact: Bill Clinton was the first President in history to fire a FBI director
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RichardNixonLibrary 9 May 17
Replying to @Bigwulf
True. William Sessions in 1993. For various reasons.
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JGutierrez Krueger 💛😷💛😷💛😷💛😷 9 May 17
Replying to @NixonLibrary @RogueCPI
No, but Nixon fired independent special prosecutor and AG and deputy resigned as the Watergate investigation heated up. Fair comparison.
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RichardNixonLibrary 9 May 17
Replying to @jolinegkg @RogueCPI
AG Richardson and Deputy AG Ruckelshaus quit in protest. Cox was fired.
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