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Scooter Libby to Drop Appeal in CIA Leak Case

Paddy: Doesn't this mean if there is no "trial pending" that the White House and Libby can be questioned about the Plame leak?
 
 
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This post, written by Paddy, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog

This has me flummoxed. Doesn't this mean if there is no "trial pending" that the White House and Libby can be questioned about the Plame leak?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is dropping his appeal in the CIA leak case, his attorney said Monday.

Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was convicted of perjury and obstruction for lying about his conversations with reporters about outed CIA operative Valerie Plame.

Why would Libby take away the White House's "We do not discuss ongoing legal matters" card?

And who will be the first reporter to figure this out?

****UPDATE ALERT***

Dana Peroxide is going to be doing a presser at about 1230p EST. If you're near a teevee, this would be a must watch moment. Let's see what she says about Libby this time. (you know they've been scrambling all this morning trying to figure out which lie what to say.)

Paddy is a regular contributor to Cliff Schecter.com .

 
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