Which of the following best describes Gerald Ford’s connection to the Watergate scandal?
A. Nixon narrowly avoided being removed from office, but he was so weakened by the scandal that Ford effectively became president.
B. Ford assumed the presidency after Nixon was impeached, but he was dragged down by his own involvement in the scandal.
C. Ford supervised Nixon’s impeachment and then went before Congress to justify his decision.
D. Ford pardoned Nixon after Nixon resigned and then went before Congress to justify his decision.