April 09, 2006

Administation Knew Libby's Leak Was Inaccurate

On April 6, we learned that George W. Bush personally declassified parts of the highly sensitive National Intelligence Estimate so that Scooter Libby could secretly brief administration-friendly reporters in the hope that they would write articles discrediting Joe Wilson. (For more background, see the previous post).

Today we learn that the administration knew the information it was leaking was false at the time that Bush, Cheney, and Libby conspired to leak it.

Read all about it.

By Will Friedman in High Crimes and Misdemeanors | Permalink  | 


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