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Friday, October 28, 2005

Libby Indicted on Perjury, Obstruction of Justice and False Statements

Andrea Mitchell Can't Fucking Read -- MSNBC just announced that Fitzgerald is telling the Democratic members of the House that in response to their letter, he is going to give them the report they are requesting wrapping up TraitorGate.

Then she read it again and went "oops" -- he's NOT going to issue the report, he doesn't have the authority to do so.

Hopelessly compromised, dissembling shill and GOP political operative Mitchell accused Democrats of wanting a report so they could "politicize" the matter. How about you stop reporting on this until you tell us what your involvement is? Maybe people just want to know what's going on. Is that a political request, Andrea? To want to know what happened here? To want the truth about why we went into Iraq in the first place? Are you saying Democrats are the only ones who want to know why 2,000 Americans are dead?

Well I guess that just might be true.

Update: 9:30 am - Still no docs up at Fitzgerald's website. John from Crooks & Liars is on the case, calling DC and Chicago, who both say that they thought the documents were up. Amato is trying to smooth talk the chick who answers the phone. I'm sure that means it'll be up any moment.

Update: Libby has been indicted on false statements, obstruction of justice and perjury. Five count indictment.