Political

News > Political > Today Marks 40th Anniversary Of Nixon Resignation

Today Marks 40th Anniversary Of Nixon Resignation

(Washington, DC) -- Today the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon boarding a helicopter and leaving the White House after resigning as President of the United States. The night before the resignation became official, Nixon told the nation in a broadcast speech he thought he had enough support in Congress to fight on. A short time after Nixon's resignation became effective at noon Eastern on August 9th, Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn-in to succeed him.

Political

(Washington, DC) -- The man who hopped a fence and ran into the White House is due in court today, and the Secret...
(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry has meetings today with nearly a half-dozen foreign diplomats, in...
(Washington, DC) -- The Secret Service has more officers patrolling the White House grounds, after a man hopped a...
(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to...
(San Francisco, CA) -- The goals of the extremist ISIS militants mean the terrorist group poses a unique threat to...