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2005-10-28 08:29:43

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday to discuss the status of the probe, his office said in a statement. The statement said information on the case will be available at noon. The announcement came after the federal grand jury weighing criminal charges over the leak began meeting with special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, with the expectation of criminal...

2005-10-28 08:15:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury weighing criminal charges over the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity began meeting on Friday with special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald, accompanied by other lawyers, had no comment as he arrived at the courthouse and entered the grand jury chambers. Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, and other White House officials were bracing for indictments in the case.

2005-10-28 08:07:09

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury weighing criminal charges over the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity began meeting on Friday with special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald, accompanied by other lawyers, had no comment as he arrived at the courthouse and entered the grand jury chambers. Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, and other White House officials were bracing for indictments in the case. Legal sources said...

2005-10-28 07:42:00

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, and other top White House officials braced for criminal charges on Friday from the federal grand jury investigating the leak of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity. But legal sources said special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has informed President George W. Bush's top political adviser, Karl Rove, that he will be spared indictment on Friday, although he will remain under...

2005-10-28 08:21:12

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The federal grand jury weighing criminal charges over the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity began meeting on Friday with special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, with the expectation of criminal charges in the long-running investigation. Legal sources said Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, appeared likely to be charged, and perhaps other officials also. But legal sources said Fitzgerald had informed President George...

2005-10-28 06:50:00

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff and other top White House officials braced for criminal charges on Friday from the federal grand jury investigating the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity. The grand jury was expected to convene in the morning to consider the first charges in the two-year probe led by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Legal sources involved in the case said Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, appeared likely...

2005-10-27 23:56:23

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff and other top White House officials braced for criminal charges on Friday from the federal grand jury investigating the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity. The grand jury was expected to convene in the morning to consider the first charges in the two-year probe led by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Legal sources involved in the case said Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, appeared likely...

2005-10-27 18:31:16

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the fate of at least two top White House advisers hanging in the balance, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald conferred in secret with his legal team and lawyers before an expected final decision on Friday on charges over the leaking of a covert CIA operative's identity. Indictments in the case could trigger an immediate shake-up at the White House, already on the defensive over plummeting poll figures, soaring gas prices, opposition to the...

2005-10-27 08:38:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald does not plan to act in the CIA leak case on Thursday, a spokesman said, setting the stage for the prosecutor to make a last-minute announcement on indictments before the grand jury expires on Friday. "There are no announcements expected today," said Randall Samborn, Fitzgerald's spokesman. Fitzgerald has zeroed in on Lewis Libby, chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, and Karl Rove, President George W. Bush's top...

2005-10-27 08:14:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald does not plan to act in the CIA leak case on Thursday, a spokesman said, setting the stage for the prosecutor to make a last-minute announcement on indictments before the grand jury expires on Friday. "There are no announcements expected today," said Randall Samborn, Fitzgerald's spokesman. Fitzgerald has zeroed in on Lewis Libby, chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, and Karl Rove, President George W. Bush's top...


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