“Thom believed that he should be able to control it, and that contributed to his downfall,” his brother remembers.
Was this supposed to be the night that the others dinged Newt Gingrich, took him down a peg, precipitated his downfall?
And the undercover sting operation that eventually led to the downfall of Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss took place here, too.
Antagonizing the Clinton administration eventually contributed to Netanyahu's downfall.
He predicted the downfall of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and other hardliners in the 2012 election.
In the capital the effect was to hasten the downfall of the Shouyskie dynasty.
It was the chief cause of the downfall of the state which had been created by it.
There was no longer any talk of the downfall of England within a few months.
But he had torn the mask from the face of every other man who had been concerned in his downfall.
The downfall of Louis Philippe in 1848 at once convulsed the whole of central Europe.