In testimony this morning, Mrs. Wilson said another officer in her division suggested that Mr. Wilson go, because of his knowledge of Africa. She said she was asked by a superior to approach her husband about the trip, and to write an email suggesting he go, a message that she said has since been taken out of context. Mentioning a Senate Intelligence report outlining her involvement in the trip that was released earlier in the case, she said one of the officers involved came to her afterward, nearly with tears in his eyes.
“He said his words had been twisted and distorted. He wrote a memo, and he asked his supervisor to allow him to be re-interviewed by the committee. And the memo went nowhere, and his request to be re-interviewed so that the record could be set straight was denied. “