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Pete McCloskey, GOP congressman who called for Nixon’s resignation, dies at 96

Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, a Republican congressman and decorated Marine who turned against his own party leader, President Richard M. Nixon, accusing him of expanding an “illegal” war in Vietnam and calling for his impeachment over the conflict while challenging him for reelection, died May 8 at his home in Winters, Calif. He was 96.

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