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Breaking: Another Friday afternoon bombshell - Cheney authorized leak of then-highly classified info

Reported by Chrish - April 15, 2006

Murray Waas of the National Journal reports Friday, April 14, 2006 that

Vice President Dick Cheney directed his then-chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, on July 12, 2003 to leak to the media portions of a then-highly classified CIA report that Cheney hoped would undermine the credibility of former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson, a critic of the Bush administration's Iraq policy, according to Libby's grand jury testimony in the CIA leak case and sources who have read the classified report.

Read the rest here.

We'll be watching for the depth of coverage that this story deserves over the weekend (snort). If true to form, by Monday it will be "old news" and the FOX researchers will have found another family tragedy to exploit or Democratic faux pas to harp on.

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