CIA Leak Investigation: Who Goes Down First
Max has announced the "MAXSPEAK DEAD POOL"--on who takes the fall as a result of the alleged CIA leak of the identity of former Ambassador Joseph Wilson's wife, Valerie Plame.
Taking the fall" means resignation, arrest, or indictment, whichever two come first.
'Nobody in the Bush administration called me to leak this. In July I was interviewing a senior administration official on Ambassador Wilson's report when he told me the trip was inspired by his wife, a CIA employee working on weapons of mass destruction. Another senior official told me the same thing. As a professional journalist with 46 years experience in Washington I do not reveal confidential sources. When I called the CIA in July to confirm Mrs. Wilson's involvement in the mission for her husband -- he is a former Clinton administration official -- they asked me not to use her name, but never indicated it would endanger her or anybody else. According to a confidential source at the CIA, Mrs. Wilson was an analyst, not a spy, not a covert operator, and not in charge of undercover operatives'...
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