TITLE

ASPIN'S SCALP

PUB. DATE
February 1987
SOURCE
New Republic;2/2/87, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents reasons for the recent action of U.S. House Democrats to depose Les Aspin as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Charges laid down on Aspin related to personality conflicts, inattention to colleagues, and untrustworthiness; Statement that Aspin is also charged with insufficient zeal in fighting for the House figure in the House-Senate conference on the defense authorization bill; Efforts of Aspin for the Scowcroft Commission compromise, which proposed a scaled-back MX, as a bridge to the new mobile missile, the Midgetman; Views of Aspin against contras in Nicaragua.
ACCESSION #
17594875

 

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