It has been two years since a grand jury began looking into the Valerie Plame CIA identity case, a criminal investigation that could close up shop shortly or cause more pain for the Bush White House.
Deal with Fitzgerald, Phone Call with Libby Led to Miller's Testimony
Two developments drove the decision of Judith Miller, the New York Times reporter jailed for refusing to testify about conversations with a confidential source, to appear before a grand jury in Washington yesterday in exchange for her freedom, she and her lawyers said yesterday. One was a long phone call with the source. The other was a deal with the special prosecutor in the case.