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December 17, 1987

Undated (AP) _ ″I’m obviously very disappointed, but at the same time I know in my heart that I’m innocent.″ - Michael K. Deaver, after a federal court jury convicted him of lying about the lobbying business he formed after leaving President Reagan’s staff in 1985.

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″The rigged election must be rejected with all the peoples’ strength.″ - A statement by South Korea’s opposition National Coalition for Democracy, rejecting the presidential election victory of governing party candidate Roh Tae-woo.

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″We are working to accommodate everybody, and get something that will not just leave the Contras out to dry, or to wither on the vine, but provide continuity of a level of food and clothing and shelter and medicine, and the delivery of that material, into or possibly even through February.″ - House Speaker Jim Wright, as House leaders sought support for a compromise $6 million aid package for Nicaragua’s Contra rebels.

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