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Michael Isikoff Quotes

Michael Isikoff Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Michael Isikoff
Type:
Journalist
Nationality:
American

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    He wasn't sure exactly which day, but what's noteworthy about that is that is also before Valerie Plame is first identified in the Robert Novak piece that ran on Monday, July 14. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of - we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    If - you know, it seems to me that if we see Matt Cooper being carted off to jail today, a lot of people may find that, you know, a very upsetting thing. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    Look, obviously that was - created quite a firestorm, but Newsweek editors have made clear that this was a situation where, you know, a solid, well-placed source provided some information. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose classified information and did not tell any reporters that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    No, I did not offer to resign for a second. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    Potentially significant, by the way, because we don't know exactly what's in Matt Cooper's notes, and we don't know - and we don't still know the answer to the crucial question of whether it was Rove or somebody else that revealed Valerie Plame's name to him. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    We also quoted Robert Luskin, Rove's attorney, acknowledging that Rove did speak to Cooper late on the week prior to the article coming out, which would have been July 10 or 11. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    Well, I think the operating assumption of everybody is that Novak has provided information to Fitzgerald in one form or another. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff
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    Well, it is true that they did - the Pentagon did impose rules for governing the handling of the Koran in January of 2003, after there had been complaints about the handling of the Koran from detainees, from the International Red Cross. Michael_IsikoffMichael Isikoff