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William Ruckelshaus, who defied Nixon during Watergate, dies at 87

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Ex-deputy attorney general quit in ‘Saturday Night Massacre’ Led EPA and called Trump’s policy ‘completely fraudulent’ William Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the US justice department rather than carry out Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. Related: Fired navy secretary blasts Trump over 'shocking' handling of...

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