Donald Trump is not the first "law and order" president.
Richard Nixon claimed to be in 1968.
So did presidential candidate and segregationist Alabama governor George Wallace.
Nixon was, as history documents, one of the least lawful, if not the most unlawful, president in modern history.
Nearing the end of his first (and hopefully last) term, Donald Trump seems to be competing for that title.
Three presidents top the criminal indictment list--all Republicans.
During Ronald Reagan's two terms, 26.
But Trump--not even finished with his first term--leads with 215.
Here are some of the most noteworthy:
- Former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates.
- Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone (who, appropriately, also advised Nixon).
- Trump Organization attorney Michael Cohen.
- Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos.
- Campaign adviser, then foreign policy adviser, Michael Flynn.
- And most recently, former campaign manager Steven Bannon.
Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, had zero.
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