John Dean, who served as White House lawyer under President Richard Nixon, previewed his upcoming congressional testimony on CNN by describing President Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice to Nixon’s obstruction of justice during the Watergate scandal:
The firing of [former FBI director James] Comey is certainly not dissimilar from some of the actions that Nixon took. Nixon waded in and tried to influence the FBI investigation, as did Trump. So there are lots of comparisons.
(Source: CNN via YouTube)