U.S. presidents have A LOT of responsibilities, from being the head of state to supervising the entire federal bureaucracy. And like in any other “bossy” situation, when your employees are misbehaving, it reflects poorly on the entire structure, including the chief, even if has nothing to do with him/her!
Although, when it comes to public institutions, the public can have something to say, and sometimes it can have a negative impact. Often, presidents reward loyalty and support over other qualifications in their executive branch. Unfortunately, this practice makes room for certain opportunists. Let’s talk about 5 times when the White House had to undergo some major scandals.