This article provides a list of political scandals that involve officials from the government of the United States , sorted from most recent date to least recent. This article is organized by presidential terms in reverse order, recent to older, and then divided into scandals of the federal executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. Members of both parties are listed under the term of the president in office at the time the scandal took place, even though they may not be connected with the presiding president. Politician a person who is professionally involved in politics includes not only those elected, but also party officials, candidates for office, their staffs and appointees. Please note that every president directly selects, appoints or hires several thousand people. Each of them selects thousands more.
List of federal political sex scandals in the United States - Wikipedia
The story grew more serious this week when evidence emerged that Murphy, a staunch opponent of abortion rights, reportedly pressed his mistress to have an abortion. Yesterday, as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported , Murphy went one step further. Tim Murphy decided to resign from Congress Thursday — one day after the beleaguered Congressman said he would serve out his term, and just two days after the Post-Gazette reported claims that he mistreated staff and urged a woman to have an abortion despite his anti-abortion politics. In a statement released Thursday afternoon, U.
List of federal political scandals in the United States
In , Nan Britton penned a book called A President's Daughter -- speaking, of course, of her illegitimate daughter with Prez Harding. The book was censored greatly, being called obscene and slanderous by the powers that be in the era. Courts ruled that Britton's daughter was not begotten from Harding yes, I said "begotten", and used the passive voice!
The —18 United States political sexual scandals include multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault , and subsequent firings and resignations of American politicians in and Some of these allegations are linked to the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations starting in October On January 17, , In Touch Weekly published excerpts of a interview of Daniels alleging a extramarital affair with Trump.