Friday, July 15, 2005
Did Rove violate his Non-Disclosure Agreement?
Mr. Rove has told investigators that he learned from the columnist [Robert D. Novak] the name of the C.I.A. officer, who was referred to by her maiden name, Valerie Plame, and the circumstances in which her husband, former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV, traveled to Africa to investigate possible uranium sales to Iraq, the person said.
After hearing Mr. Novak's account, the person who has been briefed on the matter said, Mr. Rove told the columnist: "I heard that, too."
From the handbook accompanying the Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement (SF-312) Mr Rove signed:
Read Rep. Waxman's examination of this issue. (37K pdf file)
Discussions at Eschaton and The Agonist.