Coincidence? Scooter Libby case involved James Comey, ‘witch hunt’ claims and a vilified special prosecutor. – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, left, outside federal court in Washington in March 2007, after the jury reached its verdict in his perjury trial. (Susan Walsh/AP) As the clock was running out on George W. Bush’s presidency in late 2008, the president and the vice president edged closer to a showdown. A year earlier, a Washington jury had delivered a guilty verdict in a case against I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. Vice President Richard B. Cheney’s former chief of staff and one of the architects of the Iraq War, Libby was convicted of lying to a...

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