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Scoop Link: Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Case

Published: Wed 7 Mar 2007 09:37 AM
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Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Trial
By Michael J. Sniffen and Matt Apuzzo
The Associated Press
Tuesday 06 March 2007
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http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/030607Z.shtml
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/03/06/ap3490005.html
Washington - Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was convicted Tuesday of obstruction, perjury and lying to the FBI in an investigation into the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity to reporters.
Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was acquitted on just one of five charges after a trial that focused renewed attention on the Bush administration's claims of evidence about weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq war.
Libby had little reaction to the verdict. He stood expressionless as the jury left the room. His lawyer, Theodore Wells, said they were "very disappointed" with the verdict.
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