After being sworn in as president, Richard Nixon told the assembled crowd that "government will listen...Those who have been left out, we will try to bring in." But that same day, he obliterated those pledges of greater citizen control of government by signing National Security Decision Memorandum 2, a document that made sweeping changes to the national security power structure. Nixon's signature erased the influence that the Departments of State and Defense, as well as the CIA, had over war.
"Intense. Very relatable to today's Washington DC"
President-elect Donald Trump's charitable foundation transferred assets to a disqualified person, possibly Trump himself, according to a 2015 tax filing submitted to the nonprofit watchdog group GuideStar and posted online Tuesday.
"CIA Isn't Spilling Its Guts to Trump, Clinton: Column" is from the August 02, 2016, Opinion section of The USA Today. It was written by Ray Locker and narrated by Mark Ashby.