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Fred Thompson aided Nixon on Watergate

Fred Thompson gained an image as a tough-minded investigative counsel for the Senate Watergate committee. Yet President Nixon and his top aides viewed the fellow Republican as a willing, if not too bright, ally.

Fred Thompson: Dissent makes US ‘weak’, carries ‘heavy price’

In his first interview since declaring his presidential candidacy, Fred Thompson repeatedly warned against the perils of a “weak and divided” nation due to individuals “politically committed against this war.” Disturbingly, he also expressed a willingness to employ nuclear weapons against Iran.

Thompson PAC Benefits Son More Than Republicans

In the five years since Republican Fred Thompson left the Senate, he has maintained his political fund-raising account — and it has paid more money to his son than it has contributed to help elect Republicans to Congress, records show.



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