Beltway Happenings
July 14, 2006--A day after filing suit in U.S. District Court charging that Vice President Cheney, Karl Rove and I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby  illegally leaked CIA officer Valerie Plame's classified status to punish her husband former Ambassador Joseph Wilson and intimidate others who might criticize the administration, former CIA operative Valerie Plame and her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, held a press conference to outline their case.  Columnist Robert Novak revealed Plame's identity in a July 14, 2003 column.  A grand jury indicted Libby in October.
July 16, 2006--Robert Novak, who was recently cleared to talk by Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, discussed his role in the matter on NBC News' "Meet the Press."   (He also penned a July 12 column "My role in the Plame leak probe.")
The Joseph and Valerie Wilson Legal Support Trust
Libby Legal Defense Trust

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