NBC’s Tim Russert testified Wednesday he never discussed Valerie Plame with I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, contradicting Libby’s version to a grand jury in the CIA leak investigation. NewsHour reports on the latest in the Libby perjury and obstruction trial.
Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Vice President Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. Libby is accused of perjury and obstruction of justice in the investigation into the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame’s identity. Continue reading
At a press conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President Bush announced plans to declassify parts of the leaked National Intelligence Estimate. Two House Intelligence Committee members discuss the report’s findings and the status of the global war on terrorism. Continue reading
President Bush chastises the media for disclosing a secret program that seeks block terrorists by tracing financial records. Analysts debate the conflict between government and the press over the counterterrorism initiatives. Continue reading