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Re: Plame, Bolton & Biden

Not for nothin’, but particularly given that the Democrats are the ones who demanded this independent counsel investigation, and given that — by a rule of federal criminal procedure (Rule 6(e)) enacted by congress — grand jury proceedings are conducted in secret, isn’t a tad unseemly for a senior Democrat, on the Judiciary Committee no less, to be asking for information about a grand jury investigation? And to be doing so despite the fact that the independent counsel has asked government officials to maintain the secrecy of the grand jury proceedings for purposes of the integrity of the investigation? Just askin’ …

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