Tuesday, January 23, 2007
BREAKING: Libby Destroyed Evidence Prior To Testifying, Cheney ‘Deeply Involved’#comment-1511145
Fitzmas has begun!
Think Progress » BREAKING: Libby Destroyed Evidence Prior To Testifying, Cheney ‘Deeply Involved’#comment-1511145:
Under oath, Vice President Cheney’s former chief of staff Scooter Libby told a grand jury that he first learned that Joe Wilson’s wife, Valerie Plame, was a CIA agent from conversations with the media. In fact, he first learned that information from Vice President Cheney himself.
Libby is now on trial for perjury. His defense is that he simply forgot who told him that Plame worked for the CIA. But in court today, prosecutors outlined a powerful case establishing that Libby had reason to remember who told him and motive to cover it up. MSNBC’s David Schuster said today’s revelations from prosecutors are “new and will astound a number of people, even those who have been following this case.” Among the new claims: (Click over^)