So early I raised the question if Card resigning could mean possible more indictments in the Valerie Plame leak case and now we get this article:
It may seem as though it’s been moving along at a snail’s pace, but the second part of the federal investigation into the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is nearly complete, with attorneys and government officials who have remained close to the probe saying that a grand jury will likely return an indictment against one or two senior Bush administration officials.
These sources work or worked at the State Department, the CIA and the National Security Council. Some of these sources are attorneys close to the case. They requested anonymity because they were not permitted to speak publicly about the details of the investigation.
In lengthy interviews over the weekend and on Monday, they said that Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has started to prepare the paperwork to present to the grand jury seeking an indictment against White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove or National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley.
So the case is really gaining momentum again and with Card resigning it raises another suspicion – could he be targeted? Don’t forget, Card was the first one notified of the Justice Departments investigation and had 12 hours to remove any evidence if he wanted to. It might be Fitzmas again.