The Charges Against I. Lewis Libby Jr.

Cheney Aide Indicted

White House Indictment

October 29, 2005

Faced with the following indictments, the vice president's chief of staff could receive as much as 30 years in prison and $1.25 million in fines, if convicted.

COUNT 1

Obstruction of justice

Knowingly deceived the grand jury about his role in disclosing Valerie Plame's CIA employment.

COUNT 2

False Statement

Lied to FBI agents about his conversation with NBC newsman Tim Russert.

COUNT 3

False Statement

Lied to the FBI about his conver-sation with Time magazine reporter Matthew Cooper.

COUNT 4

Perjury

Lied to the grand jury about what Russert said to him.

COUNT 5

Perjury

Lied to the grand jury about what he said to reporters.

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