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  • Glenn Kessler, Washington Post

Valerie Plame’s claim that Scooter Libby leaked her identity

Scooter Libby was not the source of the 2003 article that first disclosed CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity. (Video: Meg Kelly/The Washington Post)

“I was an undercover CIA operative. My assignment was preventing rogue states and terrorists from getting nuclear weapons. You name a hot spot, I lived it. [images of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan and North Korea] Then Dick Cheney’s chief of staff took revenge against my husband and leaked my identity. His name: Scooter Libby. Guess who pardoned him last year? [image of President Trump]”

Glenn Kessler has reported on domestic and foreign policy for more than four decades.


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