Running head: THE LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT REAGAN AND NIXONThe Leadership of President Reagan and NixonStudents NameInstitution AffiliationDate1THE LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT REAGAN AND NIXON2The Leadership of President Reagan and NixonIdentify a leadership example from President Nixon's handling of the Watergateissue and another example from Reagan's presidency?The Watergate scandal revealed President Nixon's misuse of executive power. The mainreason that led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon was the issue of Watergate in 1972.Nixon was known for his unjustified character as the President of the United States. For instance,President Nixon applied the theory of recruiting madmen to frighten the North Vietnamese intothe closure of the Vietnam War. Furthermore, Nixon was a man of paranoia. President Nixonbelieved that everyone wanted to assassinate him. Therefore, Nixon obstructed the anti-warmovement of the era, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); which was critical in fightingcommunism (Hughes, 2019). Nixon never trusted anyone, and so he launched a secretintelligence staff to probe the daily activities that appeared to be untrustworthy. The classifiedstaff was able to determine one of the former government security workers (Daniel Ellsberg)who leaked some information that was the top-secret history of the country and had details aboutthe United State's participation in the Vietnam War. Nixon directed the secret investigation staff ...
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