Joe Wilson Bashes Cheney Cabal at House Hearing
Former Ambassador Joe Wilson (pictured at right) had his day Wednesday at a House hearing about I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s controversial commutation, accusing President Bush and his men — Karl Rove, Dick Cheney and Libby — of playing key roles in a “character assassination campaign” against him and his wife, outed CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson, and of misleading the American people about the real reasons for the Iraq war.
Watch PoliticsTV.com’s coverage of Wilson’s forceful opening salvo below:Wait, before you go…
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