CNN’s Jake Tapper and analyst Asha Rangappa purposely lied about Scooter Libby in an effort to attack Trump.

Here are their tweets.

Now, Jake Tapper’s tweet:

Of course, CNN’s own reporting debunks these tweets.

Article from CNN in 2006:

Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage acknowledged Thursday that he was the source who first revealed the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame to syndicated columnist Robert Novak back in 2003, touching off a federal investigation.

Armitage told the CBS Evening News that he did so inadvertently.

“I feel terrible,” Armitage said. “Every day, I think, I let down the president. I let down the secretary of state. I let down my department, my family, and I also let down Mr. and Mrs. Wilson.”

In a column published on July 14, 2003, Novak, citing two senior administration officials, noted that Plame was a CIA operative. The column was primarily about Plame’s husband, Joe Wilson, a former career diplomat and critic of the intelligence underlying the invasion of Iraq.
What’s crazy is that Jake Tapper admits this in a following tweet

This was nothing more than an attempt to bash Trump due to the fact he took to Twitter early Friday morning to attack James Comey.

 

As CNN themselves reported Libby was never charged with leaking.

While no one has been indicted for actually leaking Plame’s identity, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, has been charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators for allegedly giving false information about his discussions with journalists about Plame.

Libby has denied any wrongdoing and pleaded not guilty.

Yesterday it was reported that Trump was poised to give Scooter Libby a Presidental Pardon.

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