Bush regime characters

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Individuals within the Bush regime include:

From the Richard M. Nixon / Watergate administration

From the Gerald R. Ford administration

From the Ronald Reagan / Iran-Contra administration

From the George H.W. Bush administration

Those with a Criminal Background

  • Elliott Abrams pleaded guilty in October 1991 to two counts of a misdemeanor, "Withholding information" from the United States Congress.
  • John Negroponte
  • John Poindexter was convicted in 1990 of five felony counts of lying to Congress, obstructing Iran-Contra investigators, and destroying evidence.
  • Otto Reich "engaged in prohibited, covert propaganda activities," such as leaking false stories to the press, according to a 1987 report by the U.S. Comptroller General. [1]


  • A.R. "Tony" Sanchez Jr. and his family own large shares of International Bank of Commerce, a chain of banks based in Laredo, Texas, that was founded by his father in 1966. Sanchez is also chairman and chief executive officer of Sanchez-O'Brien Oil and Gas, a natural gas supplier he started in 1973. Governor Bush appointed Sanchez to the University of Texas Board of Regents. [3]
  • Bass family, Forth Worth, Texas.
  • The Bass brothers inherited their millions from grand uncle Sid Richardson, a Texas wildcatter. Robert and Lee Bass joined President Bush's Team 100, a group of $100,000 donors to the RNC. The family agreed to finance Harken Energy's drilling in Bahrain in 1990 when George W. Bush was a Harken director. In 1995, Bush appointed Lee Bass Chairman of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. [4]

Other Corporate Cronies and Benefactors

in the Judiciary


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External Resources

  • Who's Who in the Bush Administration.
  • Right Web
  • Introducing the Bush administration
    "The Bush administration is made up of many people from previous administrations including the Ford, Reagan, and Bush Sr., administrations and has the highest number of corporate connections of any previous administration. Furthermore, the Bush administration has been working together as a group in developing their current agenda since the mid 1990s, so the administration can really be considered a group at least as far back as 1998."
  • Behind the Bushes