July 9, 2007
Fitzgerald to testify?
John Hughes of Bloomberg reports that Sen. Leahy says that Patrick Fitzgerald may testify before Congress on his prosecution of the Libby Case.U.S. attorney Fitzgerald may be called to testify about his prosecution of a former vice presidential aide, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Senator Leahy of Vermont said.Mr. Leahy, the Judiciary Committee chairman, and Senator Specter, the ranking Republican on the panel, indicated that they want to discuss sentencing guidelines in light of President Bush's commutation of Libby's sentence and also to quiz Mr. Fitzgerald on his handling of the case."I still haven't figured out what that case is all about," Mr. Specter said. "There are a lot of ramifications that I think we ought to go into. Why were they pursuing the matter long after there was no underlying crime on the outing of the CIA agent? Why were they pursuing it after we knew who the leaker was?"Mr. Leahy, appearing with Mr. Specter of Pennsylvania on CNN's...(Read Full Post)