Bush knew of arms plan 'months earlier'
Sunday 11 September 1994
Robert McFarlane says Mr Bush, as vice-president, attended up to a dozen briefings on the plan to sell arms to Iran before December 1986, when Mr Bush said he learned of it. He added that Mr Bush knew that Benjamin Weir, a hostage in Lebanon, had been released in exchange for hundreds of missiles sent to Iran in 1985. Reuter
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