Rep. Dick Cheney (R-WY), the ranking Republican on the House committee, largely defended President Ronald Reagan and the power of the Executive Branch. With those opening statements, the first of 41 incisive, fascinating days of hearings began. May 19, · WASHINGTON — President Reagan’s mishandling of the Iran- contra affair has jeopardized his aid program for the Nicaraguan rebels and guaranteed that he will spend the remainder of his presidency on Author: JACK NELSON.
Apr 07, · WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dick Cheney, R-Wyo., the vice chairman and chief presidential defender on the House panel probing the Iran-Contra scandal, predicts the controversy will end up a mere footnote to. Looking back on then-Representative Dick Cheney's hand in the Congressional Iran-Contra Committee minority report, one could be excused for performing a mental copy and paste. Substitute Bush for Reagan and torture for Iran-Contra, and you'd thnk you were reading an excerpt of Cheney's upcoming book:Author: Jon Perr.
Congressman Richard Cheney was the ranking Republican on the congressional committee investigating the Iran-contra affair, in which Reagan administration officials secretly diverted the . The minority report that Cheney commissioned in the Iran-Contra scandal was viewed with derision by some of his fellow Republicans who joined the majority report, who said that Cheney and .
Dec 15, · And then Congressman Cheney wasn't defending a Republican president from charges of detainee torture, but from the unpunished criminality that was the Iran-Contra affair. Oct 05, · The Hidden Government Group Linking JFK, Watergate, Iran-Contra and 9/11 Reading Time: 22 minutes Captains America Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, rigged to .