Russert Faces Cross-X

From the Post:

    Testifying for a second day at Libby’s perjury trial, Russert acknowledged that an FBI agent telephoned him to say that Libby had told investigators Russert was the person who revealed the identity of undercover CIA officer Valerie Plame to him. Russert said he told the agent it wasn’t true, and that his July 10, 2003 conversation with Libby centered only on Libby’s complaint about NBC broadcasts about Vice President Cheney’s office.

    The suggestion left by the defense was that Russert — a crucial prosecution witness — had fought for the media’s right to protect confidential sources in public, but had privately detailed that same conversation to the FBI.

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