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Who is Scooter Libby and why was he on Jib Jab?
- OprahLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
On October 28, 2005, as a result of the CIA leak grand jury investigation, Special Counsel Fitzgerald indicted Libby on five counts: one count of obstruction of justice, two counts of making false statements when interviewed by agents of the FBI, and two counts of perjury in his testimony before the grand jury. Pursuant to the grand jury investigation, Libby had told FBI investigators that he first heard of Mrs. Wilson's CIA employment from journalist Tim Russert and that he had forgotten that Cheney had already told him that information. The indictment alleges that those statements to federal investigators and the grand jury were intentionally false, in that Libby had numerous conversations about Mrs. Wilson's CIA employment, including his conversations with Judith Miller (see above), before speaking to Russert; Russert did not tell Libby about Mrs. Wilson's CIA employment; prior to talking with such reporters, Libby knew with certainty that she was employed by the CIA; and Libby told reporters that she worked for the CIA without making any disclaimer that he was uncertain of that fact. The false statements counts in the Libby indictment charge that he intentionally made those false claims to the FBI; the perjury counts charge that he intentionally lied to the grand jury in repeating those false claims; and the obstruction of justice count charges that Libby intentionally made those false statements in order to mislead the grand jury, thus impeding Fitzgerald's grand jury investigation of the truth about the leaking of Mrs. Wilson's then-classified, covert CIA identity.
- ?Lv 51 decade ago
He is on Jib Jab? I gotta go look,lol!
- vinny_says_relaxLv 71 decade ago
Well he use to be COS for Cheney. Now hes a felon awaiting a pardon.
- Philip McCreviceLv 71 decade ago
He was the only guy they could pin a lame charge on in the Plame witch hunt.