Libby Verdict


Libby verdict to be read at noon Eastern, 11 Central…

Guilty on four of five counts, the Cooper charge (Count 3) not guilty.

Fitzgerald’s Libby site.

He will appeal for sure.

Tom at JustOneMinute has lots and lots – scroll down…


“Today’s guilty verdicts are not solely about the acts of one individual.

“This trial provided a troubling picture of the inner workings of the Bush Administration. The testimony unmistakably revealed – at the highest levels of the Bush Administration – a callous disregard in handling sensitive national security information and a disposition to smear critics of the war in Iraq.

Fitz doesn’t see any further charges being filed in this matter.

I’m looking for Harry Reid’s press release on this. Found it.

“I welcome the jury’s verdict. It’s about time someone in the Bush Administration has been held accountable for the campaign to manipulate intelligence and discredit war critics. Lewis Libby has been convicted of perjury, but his trial revealed deeper truths about Vice President Cheney’s role in this sordid affair. Now President Bush must pledge not to pardon Libby for his criminal conduct.”

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