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Why Is The White House Press Corps Ignoring Rove?

By Judd Legum on July 6, 2005 at 4:22 pm

"Why Is The White House Press Corps Ignoring Rove?"

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White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan took questions from the press today aboard Air Force One. No one asked him about Karl Rove’s role in outing undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame.

Yesterday, McClellan held a press conference and no one asked him about Karl Rove’s role in outing undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame.

In fact, no member of the White House press corps has asked McClellan about Rove’s role in the Plame outing since his lawyer admitted on Saturday that Rove was one of Matt Cooper’s sources. (And there are plenty of good questions to ask.)

Why is the White House press corps ignoring this story?

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