Fwd: Can It Be? Will Rove Go Down?
- --- Julie Keller <jakeller@...> wrote:
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> From: "Julie Keller" <jakeller@...>
> Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 16:28:00 -0000
> Subject: [utepprogressives] Can It Be? Will Rove Go
> [If he does, then there may be a God after all... ]
> MSNBC Analyst Says Cooper Documents Reveal Karl Rove
> as Source in Plame Case
> By E&P Staff
> Published: July 01, 2005 11:30 PM ET
> NEW YORK Now that Time Inc. has turned over
> documents to federal
> court, presumably revealing who its reporter, Matt
> Cooper, identified
> as his source in the Valerie Plame/CIA case,
> speculation runs rampant
> on the name of that source, and what might happen to
> him or her.
> Tonight, on the syndicated McLaughlin Group
> political talk show,
> Lawrence O'Donnell, senior MSNBC political analyst,
> claimed to know
> that name--and it is, according to him, top White
> House mastermind
> Karl Rove.
> Here is the transcript of O'Donnell's remarks:
> "What we're going to go to now in the next stage,
> when Matt Cooper's
> e-mails, within Time Magazine, are handed over to
> the grand jury, the
> ultimate revelation, probably within the week of who
> his source is.
> "And I know I'm going to get pulled into the grand
> jury for saying
> this but the source of...for Matt Cooper was Karl
> Rove, and that will
> be revealed in this document dump that Time
> magazine's going to do
> with the grand jury."
> Other panelists then joined in discussing whether,
> if true, this would
> suggest a perjury rap for Rove, if he told the grand
> jury he did not
> leak to Cooper.
> Cooper and New York Times reporter Judith Miller,
> held in contempt for
> refusing to name sources, tried Friday to stay out
> of jail by arguing
> for home detention instead after Time Inc.
> surrendered its reporter's
> notes to a prosecutor.
> Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, Sen. Frank Lautenberg,
> D-N.J., said Friday
> that several unidentified Senate Republicans had
> placed a hold on a
> proposed resolution declaring support for Miller and
> ``Cowards!'' Lautenberg said of the Republicans.
> ``Under the rules,
> they have a right to refuse to reveal who they are.
> Sound familiar?''
> Lautenberg's resolution is co-sponsored by Sens.
> Richard Lugar
> (R-Ind.) and Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) It says no
> purpose is served
> by imprisoning Miller and Cooper and that the First
> guarantees freedom of the press.