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Date Posted:Thursday, April 06, 12:30:10pm Author: Bear Subject: CHENY AUTHORIZED LEAK OF IRAQ INTELLIGENCE!
Just posted today....FIrst Delay, now Libby, soon Cheney...I love it when Republicans eat each other...
WASHINGTON(AP) Vice President Dick Cheney's former top aide told prosecutors President Bush authorized the leak of sensitive intelligence information about Iraq, according to court papers filed by prosecutors in the CIA leak case.
Before his indictment, I. Lewis Libby testified to the grand jury investigating the Valerie Plame leak that Cheney told him to pass on the information and that it was Bush who authorized the leak, the court papers say. According to the documents, the authorization led to the July 8, 2003, conversation between Libby and New York Times reporter Judith Miller.
There was no indication in the filing that either Bush or Cheney authorized Libby to disclose Plame's CIA identity.