5 political scandals from 2018

The White House has become the focal point of many of the political scandals of 2018. - [American Heroes Channel / YouTube screencap]
The White House has become the focal point of many of the political scandals of 2018. - [American Heroes Channel / YouTube screencap]

Multiple White House shakeups and an ongoing Russia investigation show that scandals continue to plague Washington.

From allegations of sexual misconduct to possible voter fraud in multiple midterm elections, 2018 was full of political scandals and controversies.

1

Russia probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate the White House and claims that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. In a surprise move, Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, ended up flipping on his boss and spoke to Mueller and his team. Cohen ended up being sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of tax evasion, campaign finance violations, and lying to Congress.

2

Brett Kavanaugh fiery confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh nearly lost the opportunity to become a justice on the Supreme Court after multiple women came forward, accusing him of sexual misconduct. One accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, claims Kavanaugh attacked her at a house party. The two ended up testifying before the Senate in September. Kavanaugh was eventually sworn in as a justice in October.

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