COPY-White House refuses comment on Karl Rove - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

COPY-White House refuses comment on Karl Rove

WHITE HOUSE The White House still doesn't want to talk about Karl Rove.

President Bush didn't respond when a reporter asked him directly today if he'd fire his adviser. Bush had promised last year to fire anyone who leaked a C-I-A officer's identity to the media.

Newsweek has obtained an e-mail by a Time reporter who was threatened with jail for not naming his sources in the C-I-A leak story. According to the e-mail, Rove told reporter Matthew Cooper that the woman "apparently works" for the C-I-A.

Federal prosecutors have the e-mail. They are hunting down leakers inside the Bush administration.

For the second day, White House spokesman Scott McClellan refused to answer questions about Rove.

Copyright 2005 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly