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Cooper to testify/Miller still refuses

by Evie / July 6, 2005 4:53 AM PDT
Time Reporter to Testify in CIA Leak Case

More than a year after he refused to comply with a grand jury subpoena, Time magazine reporter Matt Cooper (search) agreed to testify about the person or persons who leaked the identity of a CIA officer.

"I am prepared to testify and I will comply," Cooper told U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan.

For months, Cooper and Judith Miller (search) of The New York Times had refused to name their sources before a grand jury in the investigation of the leak, which is believed to have come from within the Bush administration.

Should be interesting. I still don't get where a crime was committed here, and I don't base this on my opinion but various lawyers including one who helped write the law in question!

Evie Happy
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Just reported -- no link
by Evie / July 6, 2005 5:26 AM PDT

Miller will be off to jail. Apparently the judge (or prosecutor) KNOWS the identity of her source and that source has agreed to release his/her identity. Apparently Miller doesn't trust the release because she feels it was coerced??! Interesting ...

It had been reported that Rove gave such a release to Cooper a while ago. Cooper agreed to testify after just NOW receiving a permission from his source. So it's looking like Rove may not be the source after all. Stay tuned!

Evie Happy

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Time magazine turned over the reporter's notes
by Ziks511 / July 7, 2005 4:22 AM PDT

July 11, 2005 issue, in deference to the court's ruling.


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Good for them
by Evie / July 7, 2005 5:02 AM PDT

If you believe a crime was committed, surely you wouldn't want journalists or their employers covering it up. Or would you? ...

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The crime, as I see it is entirely in the revelation (?Rove)
by Ziks511 / July 7, 2005 5:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Good for them

and the publication by Novak. You have said repeatedly that it isn't a crime. You are clearly aware of something I am not aware of. Could you share it, please?


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(NT) (NT) I have just READ what is readily available about the la
by Evie / July 7, 2005 9:55 AM PDT
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