OTD in 1973, a Republican Attorney General Elliot Richardson made it clear to the nation that he resigned in protest, "At stake, in the final analysis, is the very integrity of the governmental processes I came to the Department of Justice to help restore"
#OTD in 1973, Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson commented on the Saturday Night Massacre during a press conference at the Justice Department. As Richardson walked onto the stage, DOJ employees erupted into a standing ovation that lasted for 2 mins