The judiciary was entitled to hear evidence from John Dean, who served as White House's counsel under former Richard Nixon, when the Watergate scandal bore much resemblance to the Russia inquiry, "The View" host Sunny Hostin said on Tuesday.
"I think it was a good move in the sense that you do not want the past to become a prolo," she said before continuing to argue that there are strong parallels between the events under Watergate and those under president Trump's administration.
She praised the dean's testimony and pointed to six parallels he mentioned between Trump and Nixon. According to the liberal host, they included "attempts to close the investigation", "efforts to control the investigations." Hostin also pointed to "Saturday Night Massacre" as comparable to Trump's decision to shoot former FBI director James Comey.
EX-NIXON AIDE JOHN DEAN TESTS AT WATERGATE RUSSIA & PARALLELES, WHO GOP MOCKS APPEARANCE
"Six parallels, they are exactly the same," she asserted.
But co-host Meghan McCain didn't see things the same way.
McCain suggested that Dean was suspected when he previously compared former President George W. Bush to Nixon. "I'm always very careful with any public person comparing everyone with Hitler or Nixon."
She said that for her, his testimony did not know about the needle in any way. "" I understand he will compare it, but when you also compare President Bush ̵
Trump on Monday blew the dean by calling him a "loser for many years" and a "sleazebag lawyer."
"I think he was uninhibited and he went to jail. Apart from that he does a good job, "Trump also said. Dean responded by saying he was" honored to be on [Trump’s] enemies list. "