Still Probing For Answers: Investigators forge ahead

Investigators forge ahead

If any single issue in the Iranscam mess could still cause irreparable harm to the Reagan presidency, it is the purportedly illegal diversion of funds from Iranian arms sales to the Nicaraguan contra rebels. Ronald Reagan has denied any knowledge of the labyrinthine transfer, via Swiss bank accounts, of at least $23 million to the contras. The President repeated his denial during last week's televised speech, and the Tower commission discovered nothing that directly contradicted his assertion.

Nonetheless, much about the contra fund diversion remains unknown. Who ordered the diversion, and where did the money go? Answering those questions will be...

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