A FORMER CIA officer whose identity was leaked to the media is suing US Vice-President Dick Cheney.
KARL Rove, George Bush's most high-profile and powerful political adviser, will not face indictment for perjury, it emerged yesterday.
A FORMER vice-presidential aide told prosecutors president George Bush authorised the leak of sensitive intelligence information about Iraq, according to court papers.
THE identities of 2,600 employees of the Central Intelligence Agency can be found easily on the internet, according embarrassing revelations about the US spy agency.
LEWIS "Scooter" Libby, former chief of staff to Dick Cheney, the US vice-president, yesterday denied charges brought against him in the investigation into how a CIA operative's identity was leaked to the press in July 2003.
HARRY Reid, Democratic leader in the US Senate, yesterday called for George Bush, the president, and his vice-president, Dick Cheney, to apologise for the actions of their aides over the alleged illegal disclosure of an undercover CIA agent's identity.
THE federal grand jury investigating the leak of a CIA officer's identity met special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald and his deputies for three hours yesterday, adjourning for the day without announcing any action.
DICK Cheney, the United States vice-president, yesterday found himself drawn uncomfortably deeper into a web of allegations over how a covert CIA operative came to be unmasked.
GEORGE Bush yesterday said if anyone in his administration committed a crime in connection with the public leak of the identity of a CIA operative, that person will "no longer work in my administration".
UNITED States President George Bush has backed his senior aide Karl Rove who is at the centre of a scandal over the leaking of a CIA officer's identity.
A US judge has sent a journalist to prison for refusing to name her source in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's name.
PRESIDENT George Bush’s chief strategist found himself centre-stage yesterday as the hunt for the "senior official" who blew the cover of a secret CIA operative turned into a political firestorm.
THE US justice department launched a full-blown criminal investigation yesterday into how the name of an undercover CIA officer was leaked to the American press.