- Falsehood: It is legally significant whether the leakers disclosed [CIA agent Valerie] Plame’s name in their conversations with reporters.
- Falsehood: Plame suggested [her husband, ambassador Joseph] Wilson for the trip to Niger.
- Falsehood: Fitzgerald must prove that Plame’s covert status was leaked.
- Falsehood: Leak investigation is the result of partisan motivations.
READ MORE: “A Palpable Silence at the White House: Few Ready to Face Effects of Leak Case,” by Jim VandeHei and Peter Baker (The Washington Post); “Who Is Scooter Libby?: The Secretive Cheney Aide at the Heart of the CIA Leak Case,” by John Dickerson (Slate); “Karl and Scooter’s Excellent Adventure,” by Frank Rich (The New York Times); “Fitzgerald Is No Ken Starr,” by Joe Conason (Salon); “Leak Case Renews Questions on War’s Rationale,” by Richard W. Stevenson and Douglas Jehl (The New York Times); “Fitzgerald Expands Probe to Prewar Intel” (Antiwar.com); “Blix Says U.S. Misled Itself, the World on Iraq: WMD Reports, Satellite Photos Called Lacking,” by Russell Contreras (The Boston Globe).