Indictments in Plame Case Could Come Any Time
By E&P Staff
Published: October 05, 2005 11:15 PM ET
NEW YORK Is it the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning? Whatever way you look at it, it seems clear to many in Washington right now that indictments in the Valerie Plame affair will likely be announced soon, possibly on Thursday.
Note to editors and reporters: As the aspens turn, don’t stray too far from your desks, cells or Blackberries.
Rumors surged all day Wednesday, though reports of 22 indictments did seem a bit farfetched. But late Wednesday, Reuters suggested that indeed the end–or beginning–was near, "within days," and added one major clue: Karl Rove’s lawyer, who has always stated that his client was not a target in the probe, now refused to comment on that one way or the other.
Reuters said it got all this from "legal sources close to the investigation."