Dems demand hearings on Libby pardon, fear Trump sending signals in Russia probe
Congressional Democrats fired off a letter Tuesday demanding the House hold hearings on President Trump's decision last week to pardon former Bush White House figure I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, saying Mr. Trump is abusing his powers.
President Trump began Friday with a tweet storm condemning former FBI Director James Comey as a “liar” and closed out the day by pardoning convicted liar Lewis “Scooter” Libby. Trump’s characterization of Comey, whom he fired last year, is the result of Comey’s newly published and monumentally...
The Latest: Scooter Libby thanks Trump for pardoning him
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's pardon of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney (all times local):
I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is thanking President Donald Trump for issuing him a pardon.
Libby says in a statement Friday that he and his family are grateful and that they have "suffered under the weight of a terrible injustice." He adds that Trump "recognized this wrong and would not let it persist."
Liz Cheney praises Trump pardon of Libby
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney is praising President Donald Trump's decision to pardon the chief of staff of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
Liz Cheney said Friday Lewis "Scooter" Libby is a "good, honorable and innocent man" who fell victim to prosecutorial misconduct. Cheney expressed her gratitude to Trump for the pardon.
Liz Cheney is a daughter of the former vice president. Both are Republicans.
Scooter Libby, Bush official, pardoned by Trump for obstruction of justice
President Trump issued a pardon Friday to former Vice President Dick Cheney's top aide, saying his 2007 conviction for obstructing the probe into the leaking of a CIA operative's identity, saying the conviction now appears to be tainted.
Valerie Plame: Pardoning Scooter Libby shows crimes against national security are okay
Valerie Plame said Friday that a pardon for former White House staffer Lewis "Scooter" Libby would sanction crimes regarding national security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on "Scooter" Libby (all times local):
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame says President Donald Trump's plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby send a message "that you can commit crimes against national security and you will be pardoned."
BOSTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama is in Boston to address a forum devoted to empowering women to become leaders in their fields.
Obama is scheduled to participate in a moderated conversation at Thursday's closing session of the 39th annual Simmons Leadership Conference. The event is the longest-running women's leadership event in the U.S.
Organizers say they invited Obama because she's "a passionate and tireless champion of women, families and young people."
Michigan State University must come completely clean on the sexual molestation of nearly 150 gymnasts by a team doctor who was on the school's payroll. That starts with making public the internal report MSU commissioned to determine culpability for the scandal.
Gun-scrap artwork gets Santa Fe showing after mass shooting
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Artwork forged out of decommissioned firearms is going on display at a Santa Fe gallery in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is promoting the free-admission show scheduled Saturday at the Center for Contemporary Arts in an effort to raise awareness and money for gun-buyback events.
I believe Valerie Plame, the former CIA operative and fading liberal celebrity, when she says she missed the anti-Semitic “undercurrents” in an article she called “provocative, but thoughtful.” I believe her when she says she “zeroed in on the neocon criticism” but missed the article’s more prejudicial elements.
New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence on Monday announced a free “evening of music, poetry, and art” in October featuring Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales, author and former CIA agent Valerie Plame of Santa Fe, and others.
Ex-CIA agent sparks Twitter controversy by sharing commentary on Jews
Amid Thursday morning’s tidings of Rosh Hashana on Twitter, former CIA agent and Santa Fe author Valerie Plame Wilson posted a link on the social media website to an opinion piece that stirred outrage.
“America’s Jews are driving America’s wars,” the link said.
On the face of it, the notion of buying shares in Twitter to quiet President Donald Trump’s outrageous tweeting seems nonsensical. It won’t happen.
Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it.
Wilson launched the fundraiser last week, tweeting: "If @Twitter executives won't shut down Trump's violence and hate, then it's up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump." The GoFundMe page for the fundraiser says Trump's tweets "damage the country and put people in harm's way."
Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr shut down a line of questioning from Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) at Wednesday’s high-profile hearing, admonishing her and other Democrats to stop cutting off witnesses.
Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr shut down a line of questioning from California Sen. Kamala Harris at Wednesday's high-profile hearing, admonishing her and other Democrats to stop cutting off witnesses.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former CIA operative, author and activist Valerie Plame Wilson is selling her home in New Mexico.
Sotheby's International Realty has the gated compound on the market for $2.1 million. It's in an affluent neighborhood on the northeast side of Santa Fe.
County records show the property is owned by Plame and her husband, Joe Wilson, a former ambassador.