Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Rove About To Exit Stage Left?

ThinkProgress: Rove Meeting With Special Prosecutor About Leak Case
John King, CNN’s political correspondent, just reported:
CNN is told by three force sources familiar with the investigation that this morning Karl Rove, the president’s deputy chief of staff and top political adviser, is meeting with his attorney and is to meet this morning — if it is not already under way — with the special prosecutor, Patrick Fitzgerald. ...(more)
[Update] video via C&L: MSNBC/CNN Reports: Rove to testify

It's too soon to know, but I'm getting the impression Rove's days are numbered, and that the number is considerably less than the 999 days left in chimpy's Presidency. AP has more.

CIA Leak Prosecutor Goes to Grand Jury
AP: Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald early Wednesday went before a federal grand jury looking into the leak of the identity of undercover CIA officer Valerie Plame.

It is believed to be only the second session the prosecutor has had with the grand jury which is examining questions left unanswered in the Plame affair. The only other time Fitzgerald was seen going before the new panel was Dec. 7. (...)

Fitzgerald's unfinished business includes White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove, who was under investigation when the previous grand jury that indicted Libby expired. ...(more)
[UPDATE] Leopold reports that Rove is testifying because he was named as a target ...

Truthout: Target Letter Drives Rove Back to Grand Jury

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