Valerie and Joe Wilson Urge Libby to Cooperate to Get to the Truth About Cheney

6 de junio de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="23" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Valerie and Joe Wilson Urge Libby to Cooperate to Get to the Truth About Cheney</h1><p>June 6, 2007 (LPAC)--Outed CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, former Ambassador Joe Wilson, are urging Scooter Libby, who is now facing a substantial prison term, to cooperate with federal prosecutors to get to the truth about Dick Cheney's role in Libby's crimes.</p><p><div class="right_image"><img src="../../../../../images/portraits/Wilson_and_Plame.jpg" /></div></p><p>In a statement issued shortly after Libby's sentencing on June 5, Joe Wilson said that "both Valerie and I are grateful that justice has been served" with Libby's conviction and sentencing, and he continues:</p><p>"It is our hope that he will now cooperate with Special Counsel Fitzgerald in his efforts to get to the truth. As Mr. Fitzgerald has said, a cloud remains over the Vice President." "Every official in this administration must be held accountable for their actions."</p><p>As LPAC has reported, Fitzgerald's pre-sentencing memoranda made it clear that he has reason to believe that Libby was acting on behalf of Vice President Cheney.</p><p>As for Cheney himself, the Vice President issued his own statement after the sentencing, demanding that Libby's conviction should be thrown out. "The defense has indicated it plans to appeal the conviction in the case," said Cheney on behalf of himself and his wife Lynne. "Speaking as friends, we hope that our system will return a final result consistent with what we know of this fine man."</p></div></body>