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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 09:33 PM
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Rep. John Conyers: When Was the President Told?
Rep. John Conyers
1 hour, 41 minutes ago

Todays New York Daily News reports that n angry President Bush rebuked chief political guru Karl Rove two years ago for his role in the Valerie Plame affair.. and that Rove conceded to Bush that he had talked to the press about the Plame leak.

Yet, just last year on June 11, 2004, the President responded affirmatively when asked if he would fire anyone found to have leaked the agents name.

And White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan said If someone in the administration, anywhere in the administration, leaked classified information, we want to know who it is. The President has always made it clear that the leaking of classified information is a very serious matter. (October 2, 2003)

And this: The President -- no one wants to get to the bottom of this more than the President of the United States. And the sooner the better. (October 7, 2003)

http://news.yahoo.com/s/huffpost/20051019/cm_huffpost/0...
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 09:35 PM
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1. Thank you, JC...
for calling him out on his bullshit!
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welshTerrier2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 09:44 PM
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2. the larger crime bush committed was lying to Congress
Conyers is right to ask the famous Watergate question "what did the President know and when did he know it" ... if he knew Rove broke the law, didn't bush have an obligation under his Presidential oath to report it ??

but it's also important not to lose sight of bush's much larger crime ... in accordance with the IWR, bush had to certify that the required conditions for war had been met ... he complied with this IWR requirement and signed off on a pack of lies ...

and when impeachment proceedings are ultimately brought, that should be the primary charge ... the leak stuff is a much smaller crime ... we still call it Plame-gate; we should probably call it Iraq-gate ...
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:23 PM
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3. Thanks for this
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