Introduction president clinton is being dogged by accusations of wrongdoing involving events long before he entered the white house -- a failed real estate venture called whitewater, hillary rodham clinton's profits in commodities trading and an alleged sexual advance toward a state worker while. Many similarities come up when discussing whitewater and watergate the scandals may be separated by two decades, but much irony is evident when they are compared for example, in 1974, hillary rodham was employed as a lawyer by the house judiciary committee's impeachment inquiry, along with bernard.
The watergate scandal introduction watergate was the name of the biggest political scandal in united states history made by certain countries, while in the united states many see an other significance: watergate, whitewater, kennedy's brutal and mysterious assassination, and today, clinton's zippergate scandal. The whitewater scandal involved an investigation into a land deal bill and hillary clinton made back in 1978, and the deal's relationship to a savings and loan association that failed in 1989 — dylan matthews explains more here several of the clintons' arkansas friends and business associates ended up.
From watergate to whitewater: history of the independent counsel act has a 21- year tradition of controversy june 30, 1999 web posted at: 3:30 pm edt (1930 gmt) washington (allpolitics, june 30) -- blame richard nixon, if you like, for the birth of the independent counsel blame ken starr, if you choose, for its.
Watergate “watergate is the popular name for the political scandal and constitutional crisis that began with the arrest (june 17, 1972) of five burglars who broke into democratic national committee headquarters at the watergate office building in washington, dc” this was the scandal that ended nixon's career as preside. There are uncanny similarities between the awu scandal in australia and the first major scandal of the clinton administration, whitewater the whitewater story dragged 30 nov 2012 8:33:23am barrie might be better served by casting his memory back a little further, to 1974, and the watergate scandal.
As complex a story as watergate was, it reads like a children's book compared to what mueller and his team are dealing with as vicious and as in retrospect, it is easy to see a sad progression in all of this—from watergate, to whitewater, to the lewinsky saga, to the inartfully-titled “russiagate” clinton's.