By contrast congressional leaders argued that the constitution had assigned Congress control of the budget, and Congress had every right to use that power not to fund projects like attempting to overthrow the government of Nicaragua that they disapproved of.As part of the effort to circumvent the Boland amendment, the NSC established "the Enterprise", an arms-smuggling network headed by a retired U. Air Force officer turned arms dealer Richard Secord that supplied arms to the Contras.We spend time at each site we visit to determine if it should be included in the directory. We receive hundreds of suggestions every week, and we appreciate your patience as we try to get to every one of them.Submission Policy: We reserve the right NOT TO LIST websites: not related to Iran or have no subject of interest for Iranians, promote sexually explicit materials, promote violence, promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, promote illegal activities (demostic or internationally), consist largely of links only.The Reagan administration argued it was not, and many in Congress argued that it was.The broader constitutional question at stake was the power of Congress vs. The Reagan administration argued that because the constitution assigned the right to conduct foreign policy to the executive, its efforts to overthrow the government of Nicaragua were a presidential prerogative that Congress had no right to try to halt via the Boland amendments.Ultimately the sale of weapons to Iran was not deemed a criminal offense but charges were brought against five individuals for their support of the Contras.Those charges, however, were later dropped because the administration refused to declassify certain documents.
Before proceeding you must read, understand and agree to the following statements regarding Adult and the material within. I dont know if its her age or her beauty thats got me thinkn bout getting serious.or the Iran–Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration.Almost from the time he took office in 1981, a major goal of the Reagan administration was the overthrow of the left-wing Sandinista government in Nicaragua and to support the Contra rebels. legislative amendments between 19 aimed at limiting U. The second Boland amendment, in effect from 3 October 1984 to 3 December 1985, stated: During the fiscal year 1985 no funds available to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense or any other agency or entity of the United States involved in intelligence activities may be obligated or expended for the purpose of or which may have the effect of supporting directly or indirectly military or paramilitary operations in Nicaragua by any nation, organization, group, movement, or individual. military and financial support, the second Boland amendment threatened to break the Contra movement and led to President Reagan in 1984 to order the National Security Council (NSC) to "keep the Contras together 'body and soul'", no matter what Congress voted for.The Reagan administration's policy towards Nicaragua produced a major clash between the executive and legislative arms as Congress sought to limit, if not curb altogether, the ability of the White House to support the Contras. In violation of the Boland Amendment, senior officials of the Reagan administration continued to secretly arm and train the Contras and provide arms to Iran, an operation they called "the Enterprise". A major legal debate at the center of the Iran–Contra affair concerned the question of whether the NSC was one of the "any other agency or entity of the United States involved in intelligence activities" covered by the Boland amendment.