Valerie Plame denounces potential Libby pardon
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The CIA agent whose identity was leaked by Lewis "Scooter" Libby — the former chief of staff to then-Vice President Dick Cheney — condemned President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: Dems playing destructive 'con game' with Kavanaugh Several Yale Law classmates who backed Kavanaugh call for misconduct investigation Freedom Caucus calls on Rosenstein to testify or resign MORE for considering pardoning Libby. 

Libby was convicted in 2007 for lying to the FBI and obstructing justice in the investigation over the leaked identity of former CIA agent Valerie Plame. Multiple people said Libby had revealed Plame’s identity to them, after he publicly claimed he did not share the information. 

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Valerie Plame said on MSNBC Friday that if President Trump pardoned Libby, it would show "that you can commit crimes against national security and you will be pardoned," according to The Associated Press

ABC News first reported Thursday that Trump is expected to pardon Libby.

Former President George W. Bush commuted Libby’s subsequent 30-month prison sentence, but did not pardon him.