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Could a guilty verdict for a former aide bring further criminal scrutiny of Vice President Dick Cheney?
"Yes," said Sol Weisenberg, a former deputy independent counsel to former Whitewater special prosecutor Kenneth Starr.
As a federal jury deliberates the fate of former Cheney chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, several watchers agree. If the jury decides Libby knew he was lying to investigators, it could spur investigators to explore further whether Cheney was involved in conspiring to obstruct justice, they believe.
Libby's lawyers did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The office of the vice president declined to discuss the matter.
Reached by phone Thursday, Fitzergald spokesman Randall Sanborn declined comment on the matter..."Hello, Randall "No Comment" Samborn speaking, sort of..." <more>
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