He didn't mean to leak Plame's identity, either

Rove's lawyer says that if his man deleted e-mails from RNC servers, it was all just a mistake.

Published April 13, 2007 7:57PM (EDT)

Karl Rove's lawyer tells the Associated Press that his client never meant to delete any e-mails from the servers at the Republican National Committee. And while Bob Luskin apparently concedes that Rove may have deleted numerous e-mails from his RNC-supplied BlackBerry or laptop, he says that Rove would have done so only to keep his in box neat and orderly.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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