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Rachel Maddow’s new book, ‘Bag Man,’ and the downfall of Spiro Agnew


Overshadowed by the Watergate scandal, the resignation of Nixon V.P. Spiro Agnew in 1973 over corruption and tax evasion is almost forgotten history. Rachel Maddow revisits Agnew’s story – and explains how the lessons are still relevant today. “So much of the legal framework by which Trump’s alleged crimes had to be considered by the Special Counsel and by this Justice Department, all that groundwork was laid by this forgotten story of Agnew taking bags of cash at his White House office.”

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