10/25/2005

Daily Kos: More on Cheney's Plamegate role

More on Cheney's Plamegate role
by kos
Mon Oct 24, 2005 at 10:31:11 PM CDT

Steve Clemons on revelations that Cheney told Libby about Valerie Plame.

First of all, this means that Vice President Cheney has known all along that he was Scooter Libby's source -- and whether Libby had license from him or not to try and slaughter the reputation of Joe Wilson -- CHENEY KNEW.

The entire charade of President Bush stating that he wanted to get to the bottom of who leaked Plame's name -- and who was involved -- is no longer believable at any level. Cheney would not have failed to disclose this to Bush, and Bush played along as if none of his staff were involved. They confessed nothing -- accepted no responsibilty -- until forced by Fitzgerald [...]

According to Scooter Libby's notes, George Tenet was the source for the information about Valerie Wilson lining up the trip -- so to speak -- for her husband, but did not necessarily include the information that she was a covert operative.

This is where things get interesting.

And you'll have to follow the link to see how interesting they get.

Daily Kos: More on Cheney's Plamegate role

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