Volkswagen #Dieselgate

#hashtags: #Senate #Watergate #President Richard Nixon #White House

“What did the president know and when did he know it?” This critical question, asked by Senator Howard Baker Jr during the Senate committee investigation into the Watergate scandal, set in motion events that would ultimately lead to President Richard Nixon’s exit from the White House. VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has already fallen on"What did the president know and when did he know it?" This critical question, asked by Senator Howard Baker Jr during the Senate committee investigation into the Watergate scandal, set in motion events that would ultimately lead to President Richard Nixon's exit from the White House. VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has already fallen on his sword, mere days after news broke of what's now become known as #dieselgate. Announcing his resignation, Winterkorn answered the question no-one yet had time to ask: "I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrong doing on my part."