Week in Review: Libby, Walter Reed and the FBI The week's news was dominated by the conviction of Lewis Libby for lying to federal investigators in the CIA leak case. But the week also featured hearings on conditions at the Army's flagship medical facility, and and admission by the government that the FBI had overstepped its authority during recent investigations.
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Week in Review: Libby, Walter Reed and the FBI

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Week in Review: Libby, Walter Reed and the FBI

Week in Review: Libby, Walter Reed and the FBI

Week in Review: Libby, Walter Reed and the FBI

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This has been a tough week for the Bush administration.

The Democratic-led Congress has held hearings to investigate the dismissal of a group of federal attorneys. It also held hearings to investigate the quality of health care for service members and veterans, after a devastating newspaper series about Walter Reed Army Medical Center. And the Justice Department itself admitted that the FBI overstepped its bounds in demanding information without a court order.

All this in a week when a jury convicted former White House insider Lewis Libby.