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 I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby

Nobody who's paid close attention to the unfolding story of the leaking to columnist



Robert Novak
of the name of



Ambassador Wilson
's



wife [Valerie Plame]
as a CIA operative will be surprised by the two White House staffers Lewis "Scooter" Libby and



Elliott Abrams
Wilson proposes as the most likely suspects in what he calls the "organized smear campaign" against him. He views the leak as retaliation for his presenting evidence that, contrary to President



Bush
's 2003 State of the Union assertion,



Iraq
was not trying to buy uranium from



Niger
.

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Another prime example is the “Scooter” Libby case. A special prosecutor was to investigate the “outing” of a CIA agent – a serious federal offense. Mr Libby, then assistant to the Vice President, was considered a primary suspect. Well, the investigation rather quickly determined Mr Libby did not “out” the CIA ...
John Hannah, Vice President Dick Cheney 's national security adviser, leaves a US federal court after testifying in the I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby perjury trial, Washington, Feb. 13, 2007. Washington — John Hannah, who served as national security adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, will not take the job of ...

Last Friday I stumbled into an ugly DC building on Pennsylvania Avenue in search of the IMC (International Mensa Convocation) where I was scheduled to speak. After a lingering probe of each of my numerous body cavities, the comely security guardette directed me to check out a meeting room on the ...
Rumors and innuendo continue to swirl around the Special Counsel's office and four criminal indictments already have been issued. Considering the negative possibilities of the situation it is not surprising that I have received several queries about presidential pardons. Yes, all presidents have the power to ...
The eventual prosecution in the Plame affair — against I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney — gives some insight into the scope of the Bush White House's willingness to cooperation with the special counsel. An early status report in Libby's prosecution described the Cheney ...
... the Republican's second term, helping the administration manage Democratic congressional investigations and Bush's decision to side against his own vice president and deny a pardon for the convicted former White House staffer I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. The former president has also designated Burck ...

Fitzgerald wound up charging and convicting Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, of false statements and obstruction of justice in the probe. President George W. Bush used his clemency powers to waive Libby's prison sentence, but declined to grant him an outright pardon. No special ...
July 13, 2006 - Cheney, along with Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, and a number of unnamed defendants, are named in a federal civil lawsuit by Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson. The suit contends Plame was the victim of intentional and malicious exposure, and that both she and Wilson "suffered a violation of ...
William Jeffress, who represented “Scooter” Libby during an ethics probe, expressed similar concerns. “This is the same investigation we heard about in 2015, now reopened without any new facts being discovered? For lawyers in my line of work, it is disheartening to see law-enforcement investigations ...
Members of group included Andrew Card, Bush's chief of staff; Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser; her deputy, Stephen Hadley; I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff; legislative liaison Nicholas Calio; and communication strategists Mary Matalin, Karen Hughes ...
I'd add I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby — left on the battlefield by George W. Bush, in Vice President Dick Cheney's memorable formulation. Larry Franklin, a Pentagon Iran analyst prosecuted for talking to a pro-Israel lobbyist, deserves a pardon. So does Sholom Rubashkin, an Iowa kosher-meat-processing ...
President Donald Trump's fast, unapologetic start to governing has a hint of the flavor of vigilante justice. His actions aren't lawless, per se, but he's certainly breaking a lot of unwritten rules about how things are done in Washington. Whether or not you like or agree with Trump, this approach of skipping a ...
Lewis “Scooter” Libby, chief of state to Vice President Dick Cheney, resigned on Oct. 28 after being charged with obstruction of justice, perjury and making a false statement in the investigation of the leak of the covert identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson. Libby would later be sentenced to 30 months in ...
“John Dowd is not an idiot,” says Peter Zeidenberg, a former federal prosecutor who was part of the team in the Scooter Libby leak case. “Why would he feel compelled to draft a tweet, which he's never done before, commenting on Flynn's plea agreement? On a Saturday morning? No, I don't believe Dowd ...
Does that mean impeachment is around the corner? It depends on whether Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, turns out to be another James McCord or another Scooter Libby. McCord was one of the Watergate burglars, whose testimony — offered in exchange for a lighter sentence ...
He reported to Scooter Libby, who of course was incoming Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff. Transition over, Bedsole returned to Helms' staff – but by early 2002, returned home for family reasons, expecting to work in a Mobile law firm. Instead, he somehow found himself running Jo Bonner's ...
... as far as the media was concerned – his role in the railroading of former Dick Cheney aide Scooter Libby during the Bush administration.

I asked Kaiser about Scooter Libby's conviction, in which he was sentenced to 30 months for perjury and obstruction of justice in the Valerie ...
The nomination came three days after a special prosecutor indicted I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, ...
Prosecutors want I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby to serve up to three years in prison for lying about his conversations with reporters regarding CIA ...
I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney in the George W. Bush administration, was convicted in 2007 of lying to ...
... White, Ken and Bernie Miller, Charles Cooper, Ryan Lewis, Libby and John Kidder, Don Brittingham, Lonnie Davidson and Dave Maple.
George W. Bush commuted the sentence of “Scooter” Libby following a perjury conviction in connection with a CIA leak scandal, and Pres.
After the investigation, a George W. Bush administration official, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, was charged, tried and convicted of making false ...
Last week, China weakened a UN Security Council resolution against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs by excluding an embargo ...
... opinion editorial strongly suggesting Trump pardon former Vice President Dick Cheney's long-time, unjustly convicted aide Scooter Libby.
In 2003, Patrick Fitzgerald was appointed as special counsel (by now-notorious former FBI Director James Comey) to determine whether Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, had illegally exposed the allegedly covert status of CIA operative Valerie Plame. As with the Starr ...
In 2003, Patrick Fitzgerald was appointed as special counsel by now-notorious former FBI Director James Comey to determine whether Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, had illegally exposed the allegedly covert status of CIA operative Valerie Plame. As with the Starr ...
This latest news is reminiscent of the special counsel railroading of Scooter Libby. And this is once again a reminder that Mueller's investigation is free to go almost anywhere. For Democrats and their cohorts in the mainstream media, the endgame is the removal of Trump, because his election victory ...
Her outing led to a criminal investigation into the Bush White House and the appointment of special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, an Amherst College graduate, who successfully convicted Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, on perjury and obstruction of justice charges.
Federal prosecutors have also brought false statement cases against lifestyle tycoon Martha Stewart, Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernie Madoff, ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, onetime vice presidential adviser Scooter Libby and former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling, among others. “It's a pretty ...
FBI Director James Comey and Hillary Clinton, both Democrats, did what Scooter Libby did, as well as Bill Clinton, yet never had any ...
Last week, China weakened a UN Security Council resolution against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs by excluding an embargo ...
... refused to testify in front of the grand jury, and to the trial and conviction of Scooter Libby, a top aide to then-Vice President Dick Cheney.
“That is the real danger for people,” William Jeffress, the attorney who represented I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby in the Plame Affair, told me earlier ...
I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, was convicted of lying to a federal officer as part of the Valerie Plame ...
... Director George Tenet, Chief of Staff "Scooter" Libby and others in an operations meeting in the Presidential Emergency Operations Center, ...
More recently, President George W. Bush commuted the sentence of "Scooter" Libby following a perjury conviction in connection with a CIA ...
... their political allies (George H.W. Bush and Iran-Contra, George W. Bush and Scooter Libby) or their supporters (Clinton and Marc Rich).
... backlash for commuting the prison sentence of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby in a perjury and obstruction of justice case stemming from a CIA leak.
President George W. Bush, while he commuted a prison sentence of ally Scooter Libby, resisted calls to pardon him, leaving the other ...
President Donald Trump, perhaps practicing pardoning himself should wrongdoing emerge from the investigation into his Russia dealings, isn't ...
Say what you will about Bill Clinton's eye-raising pardon of Marc Rich, or George W. Bush's commutation of the sentence of Scooter Libby, but ...
Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a Trump campaign rally. He was pardoned by the president ahead of his sentencing. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty ...
Valerie Plame Wilson, the famous CIA spy whose cover was blown by the White House shortly after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, isn't really serious ...
Valerie Plame Wilson, the famous CIA spy whose cover was blown by the White House shortly after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, isn't really serious ...
Oprison arrived at the White House on the tail end of several controversies involving staff from the Bush administration like Scooter Libby and ...
Plame filed suit in U.S. District Court July 13, 2006, charging that Vice President Dick Cheney, his aide, I Lewis 'Scooter' Libby, and presidential ...
Bush issued a partial commutation to Scooter Libby, a former aide to Dick Cheney who was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice.
... own was amply illustrated by the special counsel investigation of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby's alleged outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame in 2003 ...


 

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