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Roland99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 07:05 PM
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Prez Iraq team fought to squelch war critics (Miller - "charter member")
Edited on Wed Oct-19-05 07:05 PM by Roland99
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/wn_report/story/357082p...

WASHINGTON - It was called the White House Iraq Group and its job was to make the case that Saddam Hussein had nuclear and biochemical weapons.

So determined was the ring of top officials to win its argument that it morphed into a virtual hit squad that took aim at critics who questioned its claims, sources told the Daily News.

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Besides Rove and Libby, the group included senior White House aides Karen Hughes, Mary Matalin, James Wilkinson, Nicholas Calio, Condoleezza Rice and Stephen Hadley. WHIG also was doing more than just public relations, said a second former intel officer.

"They were funneling information to Judy Miller. Judy was a charter member," the source said.


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