Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame

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August 13, 1963
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Valerie Elise Plame Wilson , known as Valerie Plame, Valerie E. Wilson, and Valerie Plame Wilson, is a writer, spy novelist, and former operations officer who worked at the United States Central Intelligence Agency . As the subject of the 2003 Plame affair, also known as the CIA leak scandal, Plame's identity as covert officer of the CIA was leaked to the press by members of the administration of George W. Bush and subsequently made public.In the aftermath of the scandal, Richard Armitage in the U.S. Department of State was identified as one source of the information, and I. Lewis Scooter Libby, Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was convicted of lying to investigators. After a failed appeal, President George W. Bush commuted Libby's sentence, and in 2018 President Donald Trump pardoned him.

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