Nixon was nothing like President Trump, his library tweets

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If you think Nixon fired an FBI director, think again, his presidential library says. (KTRK)

The Richard Nixon presidential library tweeted overnight after there were comparisons between the embattled chief executive and President Trump.

The tweet read:


Some Democrats likened the firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday to President Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre," where a special prosecutor was fired while looking into the Watergate scandal.

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Congressional leaders want to know whether the Trump administration is using Comey's firing as a cover up.

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