Watergate Conspirator John Dean Says Comey Firing Looks Like a ‘Coverup’

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And Dean should know. He spent time in jail for covering for Nixon.

Watergate Conspirator John Dean Says Comey Firing Looks Like a ‘Coverup’

John Dean — former White House Counsel to President Richard Nixon who was jailed for his role in the Watergate scandal — gave his thoughts on the firing of FBI director James Comey to The New Yorker.

Dean said that by firing Comey, President Donald Trump’sadministration has “raised so many questions.” He continued, “how can you conclude anything but that Trump knows he’s got problems?”

And then: “Every move they make keeps signaling ‘coverup.’”

Dean is something of an expert on cover-ups himself. He served time in jail after he was found guilty for helping to orchestrate what became Watergate. For his role in the scandal that took down Nixon’s presidency, the FBI described Dean as the “master manipulator of the cover-up.”

His insights clash with Kellyanne Conway’s

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