White House

Cheney told Scooter about Plame

Yo, Big Time! Get ready to join Spiro Agnew in the history books.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 — I. Lewis Libby Jr., Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff, first learned about the C.I.A. officer at the heart of the leak investigation in a conversation with Mr. Cheney weeks before her identity became public in 2003, lawyers involved in the case said Monday.

More from the NY Times. Considering the latest news of Fitzgerald's inquiry into the yellowcake claims, this is shaping up to be the biggest (known) scandal in United States political history: the conspiracy for war.