Scooter Libby Met With Tom Cruise on Scientology

Scooter Libby’s CIA briefer, Craig Schmall, reports that he and Libby had a discussion on Saturday* June 14, 2003 about a visit from Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz, with the former interested in talking about Germany’s treatment of Scientologists. Libby was apparently quite excited about the visit.

*Counsel for both sides stipulated that June 14 was indeed a Saturday. I have verified that fact independently as well.

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Comments

  1. Christopher says:

    Hey, who wouldn’t be excited about a visit from Penelope Cruz!

  2. I’m a Paz Vega man myself

  3. paul lukasiak says:

    so much for the “Libby-was-so-busy-with-crucial-national-security-issues-its-only-natural-that-he-‘forgot’-some-‘details’-about-how-he-outed-Valerie-Plame” defense

  4. CMK says:

    nut

  5. bain says:

    Holy God. This is the guy you are so concerned about defending? Someone who gets all a twitter about Tom Cruise? Gets all excited about hearing Tom ‘I will jump on a couch for luuuvvveee” Cruise’s concerns about Scientology?”.

    You been had, buddy. Reagan rode horses – Shrub’s afraid of ’em. Do the math.

  6. Christopher says:

    what are you talking about bain & paul? He can’t get excited about meeting a couple of international film stars? That somehow precludes him from doing great things?

    Maybe YOU cant walk and chew gun at the same time-you know, a liberal-but conservatives are quite capable of managing multiple tasks and at the same time can look around and enjoy life.

  7. floyd says:

    Hey!! anybody heard anything about this LIBBY guy lately??[grinz]

  8. bain says:

    “Maybe YOU cant walk and chew gun at the same time-you know, a liberal-but conservatives are quite capable of managing multiple tasks and at the same time can look around and enjoy life. ”

    I would LOVE if this administration could walk and chew gum at the same time. Unfortunately Katrina and Iraq proved that false.