10/12/2005

The Raw Story | Report: Lawyers say investigation into CIA leak widens to probe 'broader conspiracy' around Iraq

There are signs that prosecutors now are looking into contacts between administration officials and journalists that took place much earlier than previously thought, the Wall Street Journal will report Wednesday, RAW STORY can reveal. Excerpts from the coming story:
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Lawyers familiar with the investigation believe that at least part of the outcome likely hangs on the inner workings of what has been dubbed the White House Iraq Group. Formed in August 2002, the group, which included Messrs. Rove and Libby, worked on setting strategy for selling the war in Iraq to the public in the months leading up to the March 2003 invasion. The group likely would have played a significant role in responding to Mr. Wilson's claims.

The Raw Story | Report: Lawyers say investigation into CIA leak widens to probe 'broader conspiracy' around Iraq

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