May 26, 2007 |
Former Bush administration aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby should spend 30 to 37 months in prison for obstructing the CIA leak investigation, Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald contended in documents filed in federal court.
January 18, 2007 |
Seven critics of the Bush administration and the Iraq war were approved as potential jurors in the perjury trial of former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby after they said they could set those feelings aside. But two members of the jury pool were dismissed when they said their strong opposition to the administration might color their deliberations in the CIA leak trial.
June 21, 2006 |
Supporters of Vice President Dick Cheney's indicted former chief of staff have raised more than $2 million since late last year for his legal defense in the CIA leak case. Former Cheney spokeswoman Mary Matalin was hosting a fundraiser at her home to help pay the legal expenses of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who is charged with five counts of perjury, obstruction and lying to the FBI in the Valerie Plame affair. The $2-million figure came from Barbara Comstock, a member of Libby's legal team.
March 19, 2006 |
Lawyers for Vice President Dick Cheney's former top aide are signaling they may delve deeply at his criminal trial into infighting among the White House, the CIA and the State Department over pre-Iraq-war intelligence failures. I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's lawyers also are suggesting that the State Department -- not Libby -- may be to blame for leaking the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame to the media.
May 6, 2006 |
A federal judge refused to give I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby access to information from several government agencies, saying he would not allow the former White House aide's trial in a CIA leak case to become a debate over the war in Iraq. "You want to try the legitimacy of us going to war," U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton told lawyers for Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff. "I don't see how that will help us determine whether Mr.
November 3, 2005 |
The national security advisor praised ex-White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby on the eve of Libby's arraignment on charges of obstructing justice, perjury and lying in the CIA leak investigation by Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald. Libby was expected to plead not guilty today. "Scooter Libby is a fine person. And he served the president and the vice president well," White House national security advisor Stephen J. Hadley said at a news briefing.
November 10, 2005 |
Following widespread interest by booksellers and consumers in I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's 2003 novel, "The Apprentice," publisher Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's has decided to reprint 25,000 copies of the paperback. The book will ship to bookstores by Nov. 18, John Karle, St. Martin's associate director of publicity, said Wednesday.
April 16, 2007 |
In the nearly six weeks since his close friend and former chief of staff was convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation, Vice President Dick Cheney has not once spoken to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. "Well, there hasn't been occasion to do so," Cheney said when asked why Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation."
March 2, 2007 |
Jurors in the perjury trial of ex-White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby expect to deliberate into next week. They asked U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton for a dictionary and more office supplies and asked to leave early today for the weekend. Walton denied the request for the dictionary but told jurors they could take off at 2 p.m. "So I assume they will not have a verdict tomorrow either," Walton told lawyers Thursday as jurors finished their seventh day of deliberations.
May 25, 2006 |
Vice President Dick Cheney may be called as a government witness in the perjury and obstruction case against his former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a special prosecutor indicated Wednesday. Then again, he may not. In a court filing, Patrick J.