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The president shall be removed from office for and on conviction of treason bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors Was Nixon responsible for committing any of these impeachable crimes Yes He knew himself that he was going to be impeached so he decided to resign He was responsible for theft treason and other high crimes On June 17 1972 burglary was committed by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington DC Their arrest uncovered a White House-sponsored plan of spying against political opponents and a trail of involvement led many officials but it also led to President Nixon himself And since White House was being taped and all the conversations were being recorded Nixon was asked to turn over the tape He refused at first but later after the Supreme Court voting 8-0 he was forced to turn them over On August 5 1974 three tapes revealed that Nixon had on June 23 1972 ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to stop investigating the Watergate break-in The tapes also showed that Nixon himself had helped to direct the cover-up of the administrations involvement in the affair Involvement in Investigators also discovered that the Nixon administration had asked for large sums of money in illegal campaign contributions which was used to finance political spying and to pay more than 500000 to the Watergate burglars Nixon systematically lied about his involvement in the break-in and cover-up And he abused his powers and failed to honor his committees subpoenas Southern Democrats and Republicans leaning toward impeachment composed language that could command wide support The votes were 27-11 28-10 and 21-17 In the first two votes 6 and 7 Republicans joined all 21 Democrats to form majorities On August 5 Nixon released a transcript revealing his role in the cover-up After it became evident that he would be
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