Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Fired C.I.A. Officer Denies Role in Leak

By MARK MAZZETTI and SCOTT SHANE
Published: April 25, 2006
WASHINGTON, April 24 — The lawyer for a Central Intelligence Agency official dismissed last week after being accused of leaking classified information said on Monday that his client denied disclosing any classified information and was not the source for newspaper articles about secret C.I.A. prisons abroad.

Ty Cobb, a Washington lawyer recently retained by the official, Mary O. McCarthy, who was fired last Thursday and escorted out of agency headquarters, said his client had never been granted access to the information she was accused of leaking, referring to material used in Pulitzer Prize-winning articles in The Washington Post about C.I.A. prisons.

In his Monday broadcast, Rush Limbaugh, the radio personality, called Ms. McCarthy a "Clinton person" and part of a "shadow government in opposition," suggesting that she was one of a number of C.I.A. officers who had worked against the White House. "When we've said that the C.I.A. was at war with the White House, we were more right than we knew," Mr. Limbaugh said.

That's right Rush, you fat ass...it's a conspiracy. Clinton holdovers are trying to dominate the C.I.A. Take another pill shit face...

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/25/washington/25leak.html?hp&ex=1146024000&en=96ca987869aa551a&ei=5094&partner=homepage

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