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White House Defends Libby Commutation

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White House Defends Libby Commutation

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White House Defends Libby Commutation

White House Defends Libby Commutation

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President Bush on Tuesday said he would not rule out issuing a full pardon to former top aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.

The White House defended the president's decision to wipe out the 30-month prison sentence Libby was given after being convicted of perjury in a CIA leak case.

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