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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 AbramsWilson 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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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 ...
As D.C. trial attorney William Jeffress, who represented Scooter Libby, told me, prosecutors use grand juries to subpoena documents like ...
... opinion editorial strongly suggesting Trump pardon former Vice President Dick Cheney's long-time, unjustly convicted aide Scooter Libby.
Trump's pardoning Arpaio is very similar to President George W. Bush's commuting of Scooter Libby's sentence as well as Bill Clinton's pardon ...
I'd add I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby -- left on the battlefield by George W. Bush, in Vice President Dick Cheney's memorable formulation.
... after having her identity revealed by journalist Robert Novak in The Washington Post, an incident that led to the indictment of Scooter Libby.
U.S. President Donald Trump released his first executive budget for the fiscal year beginning in October - a spending plan that uses what he calls "sensible and rational" cuts to subsidize a massive increase in military spending.
Fitzgerald belongs in prison along with Bharara for what he did to Scooter Libby. Colin Powell and G.W. Bush deserve same for standing on the sidelines watching and knowing the truth but saying nothing while Fitzgerald did his corrupt dirty deed.
The disclosure came from Scooter Libby who worked closely with Vice President Dick Cheney. Plame's career at the CIA was publicly exposed to punish her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, after he went to Central Africa and disproved the Bush ...
But no Scooter Libby or Robert Novak? They're part of the story, but they're not characters in the play. I wasn't interested in dramatizing a timeline or revealing some new piece of unclassified information.
The play is based on the true story of Valerie Plame (Hannah Yellend), a covert CIA operative whose cover was blown by Scooter Libby, a senior aide to then-Vice President Dick Cheney, in apparent retaliation for an article published by Plame's husband ...
... scandal in Washington right now. The investigation into who leaked the name of CIA officer Valerie Plame has already led to the indictment of Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter Libby, and could bring more indictments in the coming ...
Remember Scooter Libby? All the leaks from the Special Prosecutor's office said he had disclosed the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame.
As special counsel for the U.S. Justice Department, Fitzgerald also led the investigation that resulted in the perjury conviction of Scooter Libby, aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney. The $990 an hour rate -- which Skadden said is a "significant ...
That Special Prosecutor, Patrick Fitzgerald, won the conviction of the Vice President's chief of staff, Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Senator John McCain said that he has "more hope than belief" that the GOP Congress will properly investigate Trump's ties to ...
An investigation led by a Special Prosecutor interviewed Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other officials, as well as journalists, and in 2007 Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Cheney's chief of staff, was found guilty on counts of perjury, obstruction of ...
Others on the left disagree - including D.C. attorney Peter Zeidenberg, who worked for the special counsel who prosecuted former Vice President Dick Cheney aide Scooter Libby for perjury. "It is entirely possible that there could have been improper or ...
The deputy attorney general appointed a former U.S. attorney from Chicago as the special counsel, the investigations went forward and one of [then-Vice President Dock Cheney's] key advisers, Scooter Libby, was indicted. [Libby] ultimately was convicted ...
But Peter Zeidenberg, who served as an assistant special counsel in the prosecution of Scooter Libby, argued that, in this case, appointing a Special Prosecutor "would likely be a mistake.
But what are the chances that red-hot tidbits will remain secret? For what it's worth, these kinds of leaks are often wrong. Remember Scooter Libby? All the leaks from the Special Prosecutor's office said he had disclosed the identity of CIA officer ...
... the C.I.A. operative Valerie Plame's identity that might be tied to the Bush White House. That case led to the conviction of I. Lewis Libby, a top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, for making false statements to the F.B.I. (Mr. Bush later granted ...
(That led to the conviction of Lewis [Scooter] Libby, Vice-President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, for lying to a grand jury and obstruction of justice.
In forty years of covering Washington politics, I have never seen anything like President Trump's amazing rise to power. But I have seen presidents laid low by botched Congressional investigations that lead to Special Prosecutors.
Ten years ago: Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation into the 2003 leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity.
In forty years of covering Washington politics, I have never seen anything like President Trump's amazing rise to power. But I have seen presidents laid low by botched Congressional investigations that lead to Special Prosecutors.
The most famous appointment under that procedure came in the 2003 case of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney who was accused of publicizing the name of a covert CIA officer, Valerie Plame, in retaliation for ...
As the deputy attorney general, it was Comey who hired the special investigator who almost sent Scooter Libby, Vice President Cheney's deputy chief of staff, to federal prison for 30 months.
1992 - The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers. 2007 - Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation into the 2003 leak of CIA operative Valerie ...
After his own press secretary declined to do so, his chief of staff Scooter Libby told Judith Miller that the NIE showed without a doubt that Saddam Hussein retained stockpiles of WMDs and intended to reconstitute his program, attain nuclear capacities ...
I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the chief of staff for Vice President Cheney, questioned in connection with allegations of "outing" a CIA agent, was convicted of lying to FBI agents and the grand jury about leaks to a Time Magazine reporter.
2007: Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, is convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation into the 2003 leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity.
In 2007, Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis ''Scooter'' Libby, was convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation into the 2003 leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity.


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