Who was the only Vice President in United States history to resign because of criminal charges.
Ten years after leaving office, in January 1983, he paid the state of Maryland nearly $270,000 as a result of a civil suit that stemmed from the bribery allegations.
During his fifth year as Vice President, in the late summer of 1973, he was under investigation by the United States Attorney's office in Baltimore, Maryland, on charges of extortion, tax fraud, bribery and conspiracy. In October, he was formally charged with having accepted bribes totaling more than $100,000 while holding office as Baltimore County Executive.
A raving anti-semite who called for the US to end support of Israel. Who is he?
A hint. Rearranging the letters below
spells his name:
'grow a penis'
Ans: Spiro Agnew
The Teapot Dome Scandal involved this president's Secretary of the Interior, Albert Fall, who convinced the Secretary of the Navy to transfer naval oil reserves to the control of the Interior Department. This president signed the executive order for the transfer. Fall then leased oil drilling rights in the Elk Hills, CA, and Teapot Dome, WY, reserves to oil men, and received Liberty Bonds and large “loans” in exchange.
Fall resigned from the cabinet and was later convicted for his role in the affair, serving nine months in prison.
Who is he? A hint. His name is like 'hardon'
Ans: Warren Harding
This was the only American President to resign, as his role was discovered in covering up a burglary, by agents of his re-election committee, of the Democratic National Committee’s offices at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.
A hint. His first name is like a man's body part.
Ans: Richard (dick) Nixon
Five months before the election, this president's brother, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, had 57,700 people purged from the voter rolls—ostensibly for being convicted felons, who were not allowed by Florida law to vote. As it turns out, over 90% of the voters on the hit list were not felons at all. Some of their supposed felonies were actually dated in the future.
It was an overwhelmingly Democratic list of voters—over half blacks and Hispanics. Had these citizens not been prevented from voting, Al Gore would have been elected President of the United States.
A hint: A bird in the hand is worth two in the ...
Ans: George Bush
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