President Donald Trump issued a full pardon Friday to I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, a former top aide to vice president Dick Cheney.
Trump stated he does now not recognize Libby, but “for years I have heard that he has been treated unfairly. with a bit of luck,
this full pardon will help rectify a very sad part of his existence,” in keeping with an announcement issued through White house spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders pronouncing the pardon.
Libby, Cheney’s former chief of personnel, turned into convicted of lying to investigators and obstruction of justice following the 2003 leak of the covert identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame. President George W. Bush later commuted Libby’s 30-month jail…
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