From Watergate to January 6th, Patrick Leahy Spanned the Nation’s Constitutional Crises

From a Washington Post analysis by Paul Kane headlined “From Watergate to Jan. 6, Leahy spanned the nation’s constitutional crises”:

Patrick J. Leahy’s mind kept returning to his earliest days in the Senate as he presided over Donald Trump’s impeachment trial two years ago.

So, one night, the Vermont Democrat dug out his old notes from an evening in 1975, when a bipartisan group gathered in the Democratic majority leader’s office. The newcomer worked behind the bar serving drinks and listening as Republican legends recalled confrontations with Richard M. Nixon.