No Surprise Yet

No Surprise Yet

George Bush was not in Paris in October 1980. Thus concludes a special House task force after five months of investigating rumors that Bush, then Ronald Reagan's running mate, tried to cut a deal with Iran and delay the release of the 52 American hostages so that Republicans could take credit for their freedom. The panel, however, will continue to investigate whether other Reagan aides conspired with Tehran to seal Jimmy Carter's defeat with a so-called October Surprise.


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