Category Archives: Karl Rove Scandal

Is It Fitzmas Yet?

Apparently, this is just breaking. Karl Rove has been indicted on charges of perjury and lying to investigators. Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since we were counting the days ’til Fitzmas, but it looks like it may be time to start the countdown again. Shortly after news that Karl Rove has cut back on his policy-related duties (maybe the … Continue reading

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Got Woody

To testify, that is. Washington Post Assistant Managing Editor Bob Woodward testified under oath Monday in the CIA leak case that a senior administration official told him about CIA operative Valerie Plame and her position at the agency nearly a … Continue reading

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The Bush Breakdown?

I have blogged about president Bush’s mental state a few times. And I’ve posted about the speculations that Bush is drinking again. So this weekend when the hubby spotted the cover story of the Globe, about Bush basically having a … Continue reading

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Retraction

Remember when I said that Judy Miller might be the first person to lose their job in the Plame outing scandal? (Actually it turned out to be Scooter Libby, who resigned.) I take it back. Now it appears Judy isn’t … Continue reading

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The Petulant President

The “Angry Bush meme” is spreading. This morning Jonathan of Tiny Revolution links to a Capitol Hill Blue article about more recent tantrums from our commander in chief. Yeah, yeah. I know that Capitol HIll Blue is not the most … Continue reading

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Reid Shuts Down the Senate

This is making the rounds on some of the bigger blogs. Apparently Harry Reid has shut down the Senate, calling for a closed session, ostensibly to have it out over the pre-war intelligence on Iraq. Democrats forced the Republican-controlled Senate … Continue reading

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Pete Williams, Tap-Dancing on Plame

Dave Sirota points to a tidbit on the Huffnigton Post, concerning the reality that Pete Williams — Dick Cheney’s former press man from his days as Secretary of Defense during Bush Sr.’s administration is covering the Libby indictment for NBC. … Continue reading

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‘Official A’

I’ve was out of the loop yesterday evening, but it appears that Rove may have a difficult time wriggling off Fitzgerald’s hook, having been identified as ‘Official A’ in the indictment. In a sign of the trouble lingering for the … Continue reading

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Libby Indicted

On five felony counts; one count of obstruction of justice, two counts of perjury, and two counts of making false statements. And he resigns. What, if anything, does this mean four Rove who — after four appearances before the grand … Continue reading

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On the First Day of Fitzmas …

Fitzgerald gave to me, an indictment for Scooter Libby. Patrick Fitzgerald, the special prosecutor in the CIA leak probe, plans to ask members of the grand jury to indict Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff, a … Continue reading

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Post-Plame Employment

We’ve finally, finally reached the point — in the long, slow grift that got us into Iraq — where somebody might finally lose their job. And it’s the reporter? New York Times reporter Judith Miller has begun discussing her future … Continue reading

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Miers Yoinked

Miers withdraws. And just in time to perhaps divert media attention away from the indictments expected to come down any day now. President Bush on Thursday accepted the withdrawal of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, according to a statement from … Continue reading

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Plame Grand Jury No. 2?

Via Hunter at DailyKos comes Richard Sale’s report that a second grand jury may be empaneled to go after Cheney. That Vice President Cheney is at the center of the controversy comes is no surprise. Last Friday, Fitzgerald investigators were … Continue reading

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Indictment Watch Continues

Looks like I may have guessed right. Raw Story is reporting that Fitzgerald has asked the grand jury to indict Libby and Rove Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald has asked the grand jury investigating the outing of CIA operative Valerie … Continue reading

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