Look, there’s a great deal we don’t know, but Russian interference in our election is potentially a bigger scandal than Watergate ever was. Watergate didn’t change an election’s result — President Richard Nixon would have won anyway in 1972 — while the 2016 election was close enough that Russian interference might have tipped the balance.
"What Did Trump Know, and When Did He Know It?" is from the February 15, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Kristof and narrated by Caroline Miller.