White House Trying to Mug Brent Scowcroft



A have just heard that the White House revenge-team is out to get Brent Scowcroft for the revelations he provided in this week’s New Yorker. Apparently, a roster of talking points was issued in an email to Cheney fellow travelers via a “Michael Neece.” If anyone has this document, I’d love to see it.

New Information: First the Website, Now the New Office Space



Sources of TWN‘s retract information on this story — see link. Patrick Fitzgerald’s intermediaries denied that there was any significance to the establishment of a new website, minimalist as it is, for the Office of the Special Counsel which is investigating the “outing” of Valerie Plame Wilson’s covert CIA responsibilities to the media.

Indictments Coming Tomorrow; Targets Received Letters Today



An uber-insider source has just reported the following to TWN (since confirmed by another independent source): 1. 1-5 indictments are being issued. The source feels that it will be towards the higher end. 2. The targets of indictment have already received their letters. 3. The indictments will be sealed indictments and “filed” tomorrow. 4.

Scott McClellan Implies He was Lied to by Rove & Libby: They are Dead Meat in White House it Seems



This just out. Scott McClellan has just thrown Karl Rove and Scooter Libby to the wolves today when a reporter asked whether White House press responses could be trusted give Scott’s earlier denials that anyone in the White House had anything to do with outing Valerie Plame Wilson.

Rumors Flying on Harriet Miers and Vice President Cheney



This just in from a close friend who worked inside the pinnacle of Republican power in the Senate a few years ago, so while this is rumor — it’s Republican rumor, which makes it interesting: Steve, just heard from trusted friend that McCain was approached about serving as VP if Cheney has “health problems” or…