Read more: Are we seeing another Saturday Night Massacre?

We’ve seen this before.

Donald Trump is following in Richard Nixon’s footsteps — the lies, the investigations, the obstruction.

Read more: Watergate parallels to Trump

They both claimed they didn’t obstruct justice. They both preached “law and order.” They both attacked the press. And they both thought the investigation into them was absurd — Trump saying there was no collusion, Nixon saying he didn’t know about the Watergate break-in.

Nixon resigned before Congress had the chance to impeach him. We can’t bet on Republicans convincing the President to resign this time around.

Read: The first president to break ethics norms since Watergate