Off The Record Leaks
Saturday, March 23, 2002
Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill committed a political sin by criticizing President Bush in front of several reporters. O’Neill probably thought his comments wouldn’t be reported though, because he spoke at a Council of Foreign Relations dinner under the assurance that his speech was “not for attribution.” The story broke anyway. Did reporters break their promise, or did an outsider leak information that they already knew? Brooke sorts it out with Council President Les Gelb.
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