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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Novak says Bush knows

Seems like Fitzgerald should get Bush under oath the next time he has him testify.

From the AP
Columnist Bob Novak, who first published the identity of covert CIA officer Valerie Plame, says he is confident that President Bush knows who leaked Plame's name.

Novak said that "I'd be amazed" if the president didn't know the source's identity and that the public should "bug the president as to whether he should reveal who the source is."

[...]

Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer urged Bush to identify Novak's source or to say that he does not know who it is.

[...]

"You are in a position to clear this matter up quickly," Schumer said in a letter to the president on Wednesday.

"Unlike Mr. Novak, who can claim an interest in maintaining the confidentiality of his sources, there is no similar privilege arguably preventing you from sharing this information," Schumer wrote.