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Rove Reportedly Tells Bush: I Will Be Indicted and Resign

Top Bush aide Karl Rove has told the president that he will be indicted in the CIA leak case and will resign upon the public announcement of the charges, according to Truthout.

  • Rove may be charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators.

  • Posted on May 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Vanity Fair: Bush Had Ties to Abramoff

    The indicted lobbyist says the president was close enough to him to joke about his weightlifting. “What are you benching, buff guy?” Abramoff said Bush asked him.

    Posted on Mar 8, 2006 READ MORE


    Abramoff Got Indicted, and All We Got Was This Lousy $20 Gift Ban?

    Reform follows scandal as night the day, except in these sorry times, when it appears we may not get a nickel’s worth of reform out of the entire Jack Abramoff saga.

    Posted on Feb 20, 2006 READ MORE


    Abramoff and the Mob

    The Weekly Standard masterfully fleshes out the story of the floating casino company that Jack Abramoff bought from a Greek developer allegedly murdered by mobsters. |story

    Posted on Feb 12, 2006 READ MORE


    President Bush shaking hands in 2001 with Chief Raul Garza of the Kickapoo tribe of Texas. The arrow in the photo points to lobbyist Jack Abramoff, in background; Karl Rove, the president's top advisor, is at the right.
    From the White House via The New York Times

    Abramoff-Bush Photo Surfaces

    The New York Times publishes a 2001 picture of Jack Abramoff in a White House room with the president—along with an Indian tribal leader whom the now-indicted lobbyist was trying to sign up as a client. | story

    Posted on Feb 11, 2006 READ MORE



    C-SPAN via ThinkProgress

    McClellan Ducks Bush-Abramoff Questions

    Bush’s spokesman shows a remarkable knack for being able to pounce on new information when it may hurt Democrats, and for being unable to process new information when it may be damaging to the president. | video and transcript

    Posted on Feb 10, 2006 READ MORE


    Did Cheney OK Libby’s Leak of Secret Info?

    Vice President Cheney’s indicted former top aide, Scooter Libby, has told a grand jury that his “superiors” granted him permission to give secret information to reporters to help bolster the White House’s case for war on Iraq. | story

    Posted on Feb 10, 2006 READ MORE


    Republicans Have No Shame; They Award DeLay a Cushy Seat

    The indicted congressman lands a coveted appointment to the Appropriations Committee. | story
    Having DeLay act as a fiscal watchdog makes about as much sense as electing Libya chairman of the U.N. Human Rights Commission.

    Posted on Feb 9, 2006 READ MORE


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