The White House on Friday declined to challenge assertions that President Bush authorized the leaks of intelligence information to counter administration critics on Iraq.
So, they admit Bush did it, and have already started to try to spin the arguments. The are now claiming these leaks would not compromise our nation's security, that the president had the authority to do this, (they claim the president has the authority to do anything, spy on the US public, ignore bills he sighs, override the bill of right), and that only information that was going to be released to the public was leaked.
It isn't relevant, the key points are, just like the domestic spying program, Bush approved the action, then lied to the American public about doing it.
Georgia10 at Daily Kos, notes that Bush had a meeting with Plame prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald. It would be very enlightening to see the notes from the meeting and see how Bush answered the prosecutor's questions about these leaks.
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