The Watergate Scandal Of The United States

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Negligent Nixon: The Watergate Scandal
The President of the United States is one of the most coveted, but difficult positions to obtain in the world. Every four years a new leader is elected to uphold the supreme laws of the land that make up our constitution. The president is sworn into office on their inaugural day in January where they are sworn to faithfully execute and support all laws in the constitution, delegate international matters, and be an advocate for the people. As the new leader of the United States of America and, the free world as a whole, the President of the United States has many roles and functions, including: Commander-in-Chief, Chief Diplomat, Chief Legislator, Chief Magistrate, Chief Executive, Party Leader, Chief of State, Foreign Policy Director, and Popular Leader.
The President of the United States is one of the most powerful people in the world, and therefore the people place an immense amount of trust in them. The people want someone they can trust because they are who will represent the entire country. When an elected President does not uphold or stay true to their duties it can cause uproar within society. If a president acts in a way that smears their reputation it is very difficult for them to regain the trust and support of the citizens. For many, a strong bond is now broken and cannot be repaired. There have been few presidents who have broken bonds with the American people, in particular: Richard Nixon. Nixon’s involvement in the…

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