Hot mic/camera footage of Nixon joking around moments before resigning

On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon delivered his resignation speech to the American public. Moments before this historical event, he was calmly joking around with the TV crew as if this was just any other presser. And then....

"...I have felt it was my duty to persevere, to make every possible effort to complete the term of office to which you elected me. In the past few days, however, it has become evident to me that I no longer have a strong enough political base in the Congress to justify continuing that effort."

(via r/ObscureMedia)

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"Waste of my fucking time" whispered into hot mic after Paul Ryan defends Muslim nation travel ban

At a press conference where Paul Ryan defended President Trump's Muslim-targeting travel ban, someone within whispering distance of a hot mic muttered "waste of my fucking time" as the House Speaker walked off.

Ryan denies saying it; consensus is it was a "bored cameraman" lurking around the lectern after he exited. Read the rest