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  • Greg Cannon
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    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 2, 2005
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      --- Julie Keller <jakeller@...> wrote:

      > To: utepprogressives@yahoogroups.com
      > From: "Julie Keller" <jakeller@...>
      > Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 16:28:00 -0000
      > Subject: [utepprogressives] Can It Be? Will Rove Go
      > Down?
      >
      > [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
      > Cooper.
      >
      > ``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
      > Amendment
      > guarantees freedom of the press.
      >
      > Link:
      >
      http://www.mediainfo.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000972839
      >
      >
      >
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