CIA Asks Ashcroft to Investigate Outing of Plame

NBC is reporting that the CIA has requested that the Justice Department investigate whether or not the Bush administration broke the law by revealing to reporters that Ambassador Joseph Wilson’s wife, Valerie Plame, was an undercover CIA operative specializing in WMD: CIA seeks probe of White House.

This is (potentially) a really big story. But of course, that assumes that John Ashcroft’s Justice Department is actually interested in, well, erm, “justice.” I’m not exactly holding my breath on that.

Link from Joshua Micah Marshall’s Talking Points Memo.

One Response to “CIA Asks Ashcroft to Investigate Outing of Plame”

  1. Aces Full of Links Says:

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