Did the 1980 Reagan Campaign make a deal with Iran to delay the release of the hostages? Many people believe that secret negotiations were conducted by representatives of the Reagan Campaign and Iran. These negotiations caused 52 Americans to remain hostages of Iran an additional 77 days. This delay in the release of the hostages insured Ronald Reagan victory in the Presidential election. Immediately after he was inaugurated, arms and money started flowing to Iran
LEE HAMILTON --ON SHORT LIST FOR DCI He should be! He saved Bush the Elder from impeachment! Senior WH Correspondent Sarah McClendon: "The congressional investigations of October Surprise have been "rigged" from the beginning. Chairman Lee Hamilton said there was no proof of Bush's going to Paris, but said this BEFORE he investigated the case!
SARAH MCCLENDON'S WASHINGTON REPORT Democrats in Congress joined Reagan-Bush in deal to keep U.S. hostages until President Carter left office. Casolero's death investigated on television