Answer to Question #112918 in History for raheem

Question #112918
What does Nixon do to the Special Prosecutor (Archibald Cox) and the Attorney General, and the Asst. Attorney General who were in charge of investigating the President?
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2020-05-05T08:54:03-0400

U.S President Richard Nixon ordered Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox but Richardson refused and immediately resigned. Nixon then ordered Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus to fire Cox but Ruckelshaus refused and also resigned.


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