Trump To Pardon Disgraced Ex-Cheney Aide Scooter Libby, Who Lied To FBI And Obstructed Justice

Signaling to his own band of criminals that he’s willing to pardon them for crimes, racist President Trump is expected to pardon Scooter Libby, the former chief of staff to then-Vice President Dick Cheney, ABC News reported Thursday.12-scooter-libby.w710.h473The president has reportedly already signed off on the pardon for Libby, who was convicted in 2007 for lying to the FBI and obstructing justice in the investigation into who leaked the identity of ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame.

Multiple people claimed that Libby leaked Plame’s identity to them after he had publicly stated he was not the source of the information.

Former President George W. Bush commuted Libby’s subsequent 30-month prison sentence, but did not pardon him.

Libby would mark Trump’s second pardon of a controversial figure since he took office.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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