Friday, May 12, 2006

Good News Week: Rove to Be Indicted!

We can now confirm earlier suspicions of why Karl Rove was stripped of some of his White House duties:
Jason Leopold reports the good news:
Within the last week, Karl Rove told President Bush and Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten, as well as a few other high level administration officials, that he will be indicted in the CIA leak case and will immediately resign his White House job when the special counsel publicly announces the charges against him, according to sources.

Details of Rove's discussions with the president and Bolten have spread through the corridors of the White House where low-level staffers and senior officials were trying to determine how the indictment would impact an administration that has been mired in a number of high-profile political scandals for nearly a year, said a half-dozen White House aides and two senior officials who work at the Republican National Committee.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, sources confirmed Rove's indictment is imminent. These individuals requested anonymity saying they were not authorized to speak publicly about Rove's situation. A spokesman in the White House press office said they would not comment on "wildly speculative rumors."

Rove's attorney, Robert Luskin, did not return a call for comment Friday.
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1 comment:

la_vie_en_rose said...

I just saw that on Truthout. Very interesting, isn't it? I was curious as to the whole "reporters flocking to the federal courthouse in anticipation of a Rove indictment" story...I wondered how much of that was real. So it seems this week may be America's lucky week, yes?

I'm also interested to what the whole "this scandal is bigger than you know" thing, too.

Interested in a bloglink trade? If you're everything you say you are, I'd like to link to you. We need real candidates in this country who have been in all sorts of shoes...not former drug addicts who skirted along through school on Daddy's coattails and are trying to turn the country into a fascist's dream. That goes for either party.

Ta!