Skip to comments.Rove Testifies in CIA Leak Investigation
Posted on 10/15/2004 12:34:53 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Rove Testifies in CIA Leak Investigation
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By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites)'s top political adviser, Karl Rove, testified Friday before a federal grand jury trying to determine who leaked the name of an undercover CIA (news - web sites) officer.
Rove spent more than two hours testifying before the panel, according to an administration official who spoke only on condition of anonymity because such proceedings are secret.
Before testifying, Rove was interviewed at least once by investigators probing the leak. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites), Secretary of State Colin Powell (news - web sites) also have been interviewed, though none has appeared before the grand jury.
White House spokesman Trent Duffy referred questions to the Justice Department (news - web sites).
The special prosecutor in the case, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald of Chicago, declined comment through a spokesman.
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Excuse me, but isn't the ultimate leaker Bob Novak?
Karl should of brought some ice cream, milk and YELLOW CAKE for everyone.
I'm confused. Is it being implied that Rove is the leaker? On NRO's the Corner, it's mentioned that McAwful was on CNN ranting that Rove is a traitor and that he has to release testimony that he is the leaker. I thought that the CIA/Dems set this up to blame Rove/Libby and undermine the war effort. Am I missing something?
Happened today, reported today.
The media can sure work fast when it's anti-Republican.
Gee, and only 18 days left until the election! What a coincidence. ;-)
In my opinion, the Grand Jury is trying to get the name of the leaker by use of the back door since the reporters won't talk. They probably asked Rove if anyone approached him in an attempt to confirm the name and if they gave the name of the source?
Sorry Niger. I am getting my countries in Africa all mixed up.
Of course -- you are being asked to forget about all the others called to give testimony (Tim Russert, NYT and Time reporters, etc., etc.) and to therefore draw the conclusion that since Rove was asked to testify, therefore he is the source of the leak.
We all know that Judith Miller, a NYT employee, would willingly risk jail time to conceal Rove as her source, don't we?
It's simple really, once you get the hang of it -- something like a self-inflicted lobotomy.
No one cares about this anymmore. Joe and Val have been exposed as slimy, starf**** frauds. No one who poses for a celeb-f*** photo spread in Vanity Fair has any credibility complaining about being "outed."
How can someone "leak" something which pretty much seemed to be public knowledge. BTW, has it ever been established that the infamous Ms. Plame was actually a CIA "agent," rather than a mid-level analyst?
I'm confused. Is it being implied that Rove is the leaker?
"...has it ever been established that the infamous Ms. Plame was actually a CIA "agent," rather than a mid-level analyst?"
I don't think it has been, no.
Thanks for the info.
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