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Q: Robert Novak ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Robert Novak
Category: Reference, Education and News > Current Events
Asked by: tosop-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 16 Oct 2005 14:22 PDT
Expires: 15 Nov 2005 13:22 PST
Question ID: 580998
Why was Robert Novak not  interrogated by special prosecutor Patrick
Fitzgerald in the Valery Plame Wilson leak case?
Subject: Re: Robert Novak
Answered By: denco-ga on 16 Oct 2005 20:52 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Howdy tosop-ga,

According to Fox News, Robert Novak has indeed testified for the grand jury.

"Rove to Testify Again on CIA Leak" - Friday, October 07, 2005 By Jane Roh,2933,171482,00.html

"Cooper told the grand jury that he only learned Plame was Wilson's wife
after columnist Robert Novak named her in a column the week after Cooper
had talked to Rove. Novak has already testified before the grand jury and,
unlike Cooper and Miller, was never threatened with jail, prompting
speculation he cut a deal with prosecutors."

The CBS News web site supports this stance.

"Novak said his sources were two senior administration officials. Rove
spoke to Novak about Wilson's wife and is apparently one of Novak's sources.
The other is still a public mystery. Novak is believed to have cooperated
with Fitzgerald's investigation, though he has declined to comment."

The "Radar Online" web site speculates on what Mr. Novak might have told
the grand jury.

"While some have suggested Miller?who never wrote a word about CIA spook
Valerie Plame?was dragged into the leak probe when her name turned up on a
White House call log, several beltway insiders close to the investigation
say special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald learned of Miller?s involvement
from Novak himself."

If you need any clarification, please feel free to ask.

Search strategy:

Google search on: "Patrick Fitzgerald" Novak testified

Looking Forward, denco-ga - Google Answers Researcher
tosop-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00
Thank you: you vere a big help.

Subject: Re: Robert Novak
From: grthumongous-ga on 16 Oct 2005 17:50 PDT
You mean Bob Novak, the guy who said that Clinton Treasury Secretary
Robert E. Rubin didn't know anything about economics?  That Robert

It's a great is but one view:
Subject: Re: Robert Novak
From: denco-ga on 17 Oct 2005 11:11 PDT
Much thanks for the kind comment and very generous tip, tosop-ga.

My pleasure.

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