A Little More on Rove
The WaPo offers a few crumbs for us on Karl Rove's testimony yesterday before the grand jury. He was grilled for four and a half hours about earlier testimony--including why he didn't previously mention talking to Matthew Cooper of Time. If Rove gets indicted, it looks increasingly likely that it will be on perjury charges, and even Rove's lawyers have begun to hedge their bets, moving toward the DeLay defense (also known as the ham sandwich defense):
Rove's defense team asserts that President Bush's deputy chief of staff has not committed a crime but nevertheless anticipates that special prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald could find a way to bring charges in the next two weeks, the source said.Stay tuned.