Rep. Waxman Requests Investigation into Release of “Sensitive” Gov’t Docs

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 15, 2004

In a January 14 letter to National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, Rep. Henry Waxman, Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Government Reform requested “information regarding apparent inconsistencies in how the Administration handles allegations regarding the release of sensitive information.” References and context:

  • Treasury Dept. Urges Probe Over O’Neill Paper in response to former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill’s 60 Minutes interview.
  • Disclosure of identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame by Robert Novak.
  • Robert Woodward’s statements that he had access to classified information for his book, Bush at War.” The Publishers Weekly review of the book via Amazon, states that it “Quot[es] liberally from transcripts of National Security Council meetings…”
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