Skip to comments.Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Case
Posted on 08/30/2016 4:46:17 PM PDT by jessduntno
By Carol D. Leonnig and Amy Goldstein Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, March 7, 2007
A federal jury convicted I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby yesterday of lying about his role in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's identity, culminating a four-year legal saga that transfixed official Washington and revealed the inner workings of the White House and the media.
After 10 days of deliberations, the 11 jurors found Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff guilty of four felony counts of making false statements to the FBI, lying to a grand jury and obstructing a probe into the leak of Valerie Plame's identity. The jury acquitted him of one count of lying to the FBI about his conversation with a Time magazine reporter. Libby is the highest-ranking White House official to be convicted of a felony since the Iran-contra scandal nearly two decades ago.
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Blagovich is now serving 14 years in Federal Prison.
For Pay for Play.
The Navy guy got 18 months in prison and a dishonorable discharge.
For sending FOUR photos of a submarine interior to his pals, to show off (nothing sensitive shown).
Yes, in addition to lying to the FBI, Clinton also violated preservation of records law, mishandled classified documents, and repeatedly violated the FOIA.
Nothing will happen to Hillary no matter how many others faced jail
The c o m m i e democRats are in charge, all bets are off.
Just as I figured. If anyone in politics is found guilty of anything you know he/she is a Republican.
An astonishing miscarriage of justice. And today a real criminal might be elected president?
Libby’s mistake was that he wasn’t a Democrat.
The determination of "lying" was based on his testimony not being in agreement with a single member of the press.
The kangaroo court was convened because he had supposedly "outed" Valerie Plame. However, her role at the CIA was not as an undercover agent. It was established that her husband had disclosed her employment previously at a dinner party.
Furthermore, after the fact, they determined that the "leak" they were trying to pin on Libby had come from another party who they never indicted.
This country elected one in 2008, and re-elected him in 2012, so “might” isn’t the issue. Precedence has been set.
Add lying, under oath, to Congress.
Blago wasn’t a Clinton with dirt on thousands of people.
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