On The Naughty List

WHILE CASPAR WEINBERGER AND FIVE OTHER SUSPECTS IN the Iran-contra affair got pardons for Christmas, the Santa in the White House was not so generous to everyone. CLARK CLIFFORD, 85, the onetime Defense Secretary indicted for helping the Bank of Credit & Commerce International secretly buy two U.S. banks, received coal in his stocking. He was up for consideration, but counsel C. Boyden Gray recommended against a pardon, and Bush agreed. Reason: Clifford's indictment suggests he reaped a bundle from his B.C.C.I. connection.

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