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Monday, October 05, 2009

Cheney's Role in the Valerie Plame Wilson Leak Exposed

Thanks to a FOIA lawsuit filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ("CREW"), former Vice President Cheney's interview with the FBI in the Valerie Plame Wilson leak investigation will see the light of day.  

The DOJ had sought to withhold the records, arguing that future White House officials would be unwilling to cooperate with law enforcement inquiries if the records were released.  U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan allowed the documents to be redacted for privileged communications.  

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