Scooter Libby

The president continues a pattern of granting a politically oriented pardon after major news breaks in the federal investigation into his campaign and Russia.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to confront his past statement that suggests he thinks President Trump abused his power in pardoning Scooter Libby and Joe Arpaio without consulting the pardon attorney.
The former ambassador and his wife, former CIA agent Valerie Plame, were at the center of the Libby case. She says Trump's basis for the pardon is "simply false."
Libby was convicted of lying about how he learned of a CIA agent's identity.
Libby was charged in an investigation into who leaked a covert CIA agent's identity to journalists.
Much has been made of the fact that Hillary Clinton's personal computer contained classified email. This sounds bad to anyone who is unaccustomed to dealing with classified information, but not so much to those of us with security clearances
Is there a solution, one which will satisfy the presidential tradition of tax disclosure while at the same time addressing Trump's worries about penalties and costs? You bet.
The Republican Party most loudly proclaims its deep allegiance to our founding document. Yet in recent years, the leaders of the GOP have engaged in an assault on our constitutional system in ways unprecedented in American history:
How Obama reacts to both the "outing" of the C.I.A. station chief in Afghanistan and the ongoing problems at the Veterans Administration will wind up reflecting on his presidential legacy, for better or worse.
Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly may have simply understood from conversations what Christie wanted to happen, or
Virginia State Del. Barbara Comstock (R) announced Tuesday that she will seek the GOP nomination to succeed retiring U.S
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Appearing on "All In With Chris Hayes," Greenwald accused King of creating an "outright fabrication," invoking a memorable
The interview premieres on the eve of the dedication of Bush's presidential library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas
When Colin Powell or other military leaders look at the Romney campaign and find that more than a third of the national security advisors come from a single conservative think tank, maybe they fear a disastrous replay of the past decade.
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgBeyond Romney's hoof-in-mouth moment in London, Arianna and Torie Clarke clash over policies abroad , guns after Aurora, career vs. kids, and rape jokes.
Adler, who writes about the expansion of executive power, said that in both the Libby and Kiriakou cases, Fitzgerald fell
Roger Clemens' triumphal performance on America's Got Perjurers should end doubts about judicial bias on NBC's top rated show.
Bush insisted in his own 2010 memoir, "Decision Points," that the invasion was something he came to support only reluctantly
The lesson I take away from that stunning debacle in Iraq is this: We can't trust Ivy Leaguers. Why? Because virtually every civilian mistake in Iraq can be traced back to an Ivy League graduate.