I can't find a source that tells me how many Presidents have been involved in a grand jury investigation. Help?

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    Do you mean while president, before or after? Not that many presidents actually committed crimes and impeachment would be the method to be used while president. Aug 3, 2017 at 23:37
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    @sabbahillel I rather suspect that many presidents committed crimes, but that the crimes did not in most cases become common knowledge.
    – phoog
    Aug 3, 2017 at 23:59
  • @phoog I suspect that it was the 20th century that this would apply to. However, none were caught. Aug 4, 2017 at 0:25
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    Not sure why the downvotes. Perhaps a bit trivial, but I think it's an interesting question. Nixon went before a Grand Jury. Clinton as well. But I'm not sure if any others have.
    – user1530
    Aug 4, 2017 at 3:12

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Assuming we are talking about US presidents, two of them are documented:

  • Richard Nixon in 1974

  • Bill Clinton in 1998


It seems that although Andrew Johnson faced impeachment in 1868, he wasn't subject to a grand jury.


(Sorry for my previous erroneous statement about A.Johnson)

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    Can you link to your sources ? That would show it is an exhaustive list ? Aug 4, 2017 at 12:59

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