History doesn’t repeat but sometimes it rhymes.

 

In private discussions with his attorney general, John Mitchell, Nixon said that Hoover “should get the hell out of there.” But at a later meeting with Mitchell, recorded on the White House taping system, Nixon hedged for fear that Hoover might have dirt on him: “We may have on our hands here a man who will pull down the temple with him, including me,” the president said.

Source: Tuesday night firing of Comey: ‘Nixonian’ or uniquely Trumpian?