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. Apr 07, · DANA WALKER 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.
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 . The Iran-Contra Scandal (October 5, ; November 19, ) involved a number of violations of law by President Ronald Reagan’s administration. Congress investigated and issued the Joint Congressional Committee Report on the affair. The report is most important for the Minority Report written by Rep. Dick Cheney (R–Wyoming), released on this day, which was an .
Jul 09, · Still, Mr. Cheney’s quest to accumulate unaccountable executive power — a quest that has received much attention of late — took a major turn 20 years ago. And part of Iran-contra’s legacy has now. WASHINGTON — President Reagan’s mishandling of the Iran- contra affair has jeopardized his aid program for the Nicaraguan rebels and guaranteed that .
Oct 05, · The Hidden Government Group Linking JFK, Watergate, Iran-Contra and 9/ Reading Time: 22 minutes. Captains America Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, rigged to self-destruct. By Mr. Fish. Peter Dale Scott is considered the father of “Deep Politics”— the study of hidden permanent institutions and interests whose influence on the political realm transcends . 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.
It is during the Iran-Contra investigation that Hamilton becomes friends with Dick Cheney, at this time a Republican congressman. [ Shenon, , pp. 33 ] Cheney is the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee and so must work closely with Hamilton, including on the Iran-Contra investigation.