Former President Richard Nixon and
mobster Charles “Bebe” Rebozo had an affair, a new book claims,
the UK's Daily
In Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The
Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President, veteran White
House reporter Don Fulsom reveals new details about America's 37th
Fulsom suggests that Nixon may have had
an affair with long-time confidant Rebozo, a Florida banker with
links to the Mob.
The 304-page book on bookshelves
January 31 alleges that Nixon's 53-year marriage to Pat was little
more than a sham. The pair slept in separate bedrooms at the White
House and Nixon beat Pat before, during and after his presidency,
Rebozo and Nixon are described in the
book as inseparable; he even tagged along on family vacations.
According to the book's press release,
the book's claims are based on “scores of interviews with members
of Congress, White House staffers, and others close to our nation's
thirty-seventh president, and invaluable, newly declassified
documents and recordings.”
Fulsom covered the White House during
the administrations of Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton.