Iran-Contra Investigation Day 15 Part 1

Assistant Secretary Elliott Abrams was questioned further about misleading statements that he made to Congress, based on misleading information given to him. Secretary… read more

Iran-Contra Investigation Day 15 Part 1 Assistant Secretary Elliott Abrams was questioned further about misleading statements that he made to Congress, based on misleading information given to him. Secretary Abrams denied being made the “fall guy” for lying to Congress and said he does not plan to resign. He also said that having one part of the administration, the NSC, keeping another part, the State Department, in the dark was a “formula for disaster.” Representative Lee Hamilton concluded Secretary Abrams appearance with a statement, to which Secretary Abrams agrees, that secrecy undermined the administration’s policy. close

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Iran-Contra Investigation Day 15 Part 1

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9521-1
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Joint Committee
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Joint Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 03, 1987 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 03, 1987 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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