Month: January 2007

Another reporter contradicts Scooter

Time magazine’s Matthew Cooper testified today that he first heard that Joe Wilson’s wife worked for the CIA from Karl Rove in July 2003; information that was confirmed by Libby shortly thereafter. NBC’s Tim Russert most likely will not testify

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Judith Miller testifies at Libby trial

Former New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who spent nearly three months in jail for refusing to name “Scooter” Libby as her source, testified at his trial today. Her testimony continues tomorrow, to be followed on the stand by Time

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Ari Fleischer testifies

Former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer testified today in the “Scooter Libby” trial. He is seen here being questioned by Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter Ziedenberg while Libby, second from right, and his attorneys look on. Washington Post story

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Extradited Iraqi terror suspect arraigned

Iraqi-born Wesam al Delaema was extradited from the Netherlands over the weekend and appeared in U.S. District court in DC this morning.  He is alleged to belong to a group calling themselves “Mujahideen from Fallujah”. Washington Post story here.

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Cheney’s former press aid testifies

Cathie Martin, former press aid to the Vice President, is seen here being questioned by Libby’s attorney, Ted Wells. For the Washington Post story go here.

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Testimony turns to Tom Cruise (and Penelope Cruz too)

Craig Schmall, the CIA employee who daily briefed the Vice-President and Lewis Libby, testified about notes he would write in the briefing book table of contents.  On June 14, 2003, the same day he made a notation about Joe Wilson

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The “meat grinder” defense

In opening arguments to the jury today “Scooter” Libby’s lead attorney, Ted Wells, portrayed his client as a sacrificial lamb  “put through the meat grinder” by the White House in an attempt to protect Karl Rove. The sketch shows Ted

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Jury empanelled for Libby trial

We can’t show the mostly white jury of nine women and three men, so here’s a drawing of Libby watching the selection process. Washington Post story here.

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Former Rep. Ney has the book thrown at him

Judge Ellen S. Huvelle sentenced former congressman Bob Ney to 30 months in jail -three more than the Justice Dept. had asked for- and $6000. in fines for accepting tens of thousands of dollars in trips and other perks from

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Voir dire for Libby trial inches along

Despite Judge Walton’s best efforts, and a promise to stay late into the evening, empanelling a jury in the the Libby trial this week was not to be, and opening arguments, originally set for Monday will have to be moved

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