Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Libby Gets Prison Time!

(AP) Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Tuesday for lying and obstructing the CIA leak investigation.

Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President
Dick Cheney, stood calmly before a packed courtroom as a federal judge said the evidence overwhelmingly proved his guilt and left the courthouse without commenting.

"People who occupy these types of positions, where they have the welfare and security of nation in their hands, have a special obligation to not do anything that might create a problem," U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said.

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One down, so many more to go!!

2 comments:

J. Marquis said...

Very satisfying. Hopefully we'll see some more of these folks go to prison in the near future.

Snave said...

Amen. The more of them, the better!