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Fired his Secratary of War w/out the consent of the Senate, which was required at the time. He was impeached.
After promising never to negotiate with terrorists he agreed to covertly sell arms to Iran in exchange for the release of American hostages.
Had multiple extramarital affairs in the White House.Made a payoff to the woman and her husband of $20k to keep them from talking. May have fathered a child with another woman.
Kept an 'enemies list' that included Bill Cosby, Jane Fonda, Rep. Conyers, Ted Kennedy, and Paul Newman.
Alien and Sedition Acts: Included making it illegal for anyone to 'write, print, utter, or publish...malicious writing against the government of the U.S.', reversing the 1st Amd.
While not shocking then,he said, 'I have no purpose to introduce social equality between the races.I am in favor of the race to which I belong having the superior position'.
While he was running for president it was revealed that he had previously had an affair with a widow named Maria C. Halpin who had given birth to a son.
Had an affair in the White House, or as he said, an 'improper physical relationship.' He had previously denied this while giving a deposition in another case. Was later impeached.
Through other officers of government, there were agreements made with members of the mob in which they would arrange the assassination of Fidel Castro.
After the Supreme Court ruled that Georgia had no authority over the Cherokee, he ignored the ruling by forcing thousands of indians off their land in a walk west where 1 in 4 died
Was said to have fathered children with one of his slaves.
The Whiskey Ring scandal, involving a bribery and tax evasion scandal among many high ranking members of his cabinet (and even his own private secretary) and whiskey distillers.

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