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Bush's leniency for Libby doesn't jibe with administration's push to enforce mandatory minimum se

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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 11:45 AM
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Bush's leniency for Libby doesn't jibe with administration's push to enforce mandatory minimum sentences


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President Bush's rationale for sparing Lewis "Scooter'' Libby from prison -- that his 2 1/2-year sentence was more severe than the former vice presidential aide deserved for lying to a grand jury -- is at odds with his support of new legislation that, by the administration's description, would make such sentences mandatory.

The president's critics are contrasting his leniency for Libby with his overall advocacy of stiff sentences, his insistence that federal prosecutors seek
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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 11:45 AM
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It seems that defence attorneys are now putting up "Libby" motions asking for lieniency in sentancing. The message here is pretty clear. Your going to jail and you will serve out your full, maximum sentance..... But if you have power, influence, or deep dark secrets about the administration, we will see what we can do.

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