Libby, now 67, was a chief planner of war in Iraq when he was in the Bush administration. His sentence was commuted by former President George W. Bush but not pardoned -- until Trump did so on April Hopefully, this full pardon will help rectify a very sad portion of his life.
Trump Pardons Former Cheney Aide ‘Scooter’ Libby
Plame affair - Wikipedia
Lewis Libby Jr. Libby, who goes by Scooter, was convicted of four felonies in for perjury before a grand jury, lying to F. President George W. Bush commuted Mr. Cheney, a decision that soured the relationship between the two men.
Trump Pardons Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney's Former Chief Of Staff
Jury deliberations continue in the case against Libby. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned I. Libby was convicted for four felonies in for perjury before a grand jury, lying to the FBI and obstruction of justice during an investigation into how the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame was made public. President George W. Bush referenced the sale during his State of the Union address that year to help bolster the case for toppling Saddam Hussein.
Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, Joseph Wilson, are seeking damages against Mr Cheney, his former chief of staff Lewis Libby and Karl Rove, George Bush's most trusted aide, arguing they conspired to discredit and punish the couple after Mr Wilson publicly questioned the president's rationale for war in Iraq. Documents filed in court in Washington accuse the three men - along with 10 other unnamed government personnel - of an "anonymous 'whispering campaign' designed to discredit and injure the plaintiffs and to deter other critics from publicly speaking out". The conspiracy put the lives of the couple and their children at risk, the lawsuit claims. He described how he had been sent to Africa by the CIA to investigate claims that Saddam Hussein's regime had sought to buy yellowcake uranium from Niger.