No Internal Probe Of Valerie Plame Leak?
How about that for a title?
From E&P (emphasis mine):
NEW YORK Dr. James Knodell, director of the Office of Security at the White House, told a congressional committee today that he was aware of no internal investigation or report into the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame.
The White House had first opposed Knodell testifying but after a threat of a subpoena from the committee yesterday he was allowed to appear today.
Knodell said that he had started at the White House in August 2004, a year after the leak, but his records show no evidence of a probe or report there: “I have no knowledge of any investigation in my office,” he said.
Rep. Waxman recalled that President Bush had promised a full internal probe. Knodell repeated that no probe took place, as far as he knew, and was not happening today.
Knodell said he had “no” conversations whatsoever with the president, vice president, Karl Rove or anyone about the leak.
I guess we now know what a full investigation means to this administration.
The hole just keeps getting deeper and deeper.