Rove's Lawyer Acknowledges He Was Time Reporter's Source

Top White House aide Karl Rove discussed a former US ambassador and his CIA agent wife with a Time magazine reporter, according to a report. The Newsw

Top White House aide Karl Rove discussed a former US ambassador and his CIA agent wife with a Time magazine reporter, according to a report. The Newsweek weekly quoted Rove lawyer Robert Luskin as confirming that Rove was the source who gave information to Time reporter Matt Cooper under a pledge of confidentiality, and last week released him to testify about that conversation to a grand jury...read on

Well it's all starting to come out. Luskin, Rove's lawyer said last week that his client "never knowingly disclosed classified information" and that "he did not tell any reporter that Valerie Plame worked for the CIA." I guess he'll use the "knowingly" excuse...more to come

DC Media Girl has a little extra.

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