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Friday, July 15, 2005

wilson's iraq assertions hold up under fire from rove backers

Another fact to be added to the Debunking List that refutes the ongoing rightwing talking points spinsanity as they try to deflect from Karl Rove's transgressions by trying to discredit Wilson; Rook's Rant has a post and the link to

Bush supporters such as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich contend that Wilson lied in claiming that Vice President Dick Cheney dispatched him on the mission to Niger. That echoes a Republican National Committee talking-points memo sent to party officials.

Wilson never said that Cheney sent him, only that the vice president's office had questions about an intelligence report that referred to the sale of uranium yellowcake to Iraq from Niger. Wilson, in his New York Times article, said CIA officials were informed of Cheney's questions.

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