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By on 11.14.05 | 8:43AM

Sen. Jay Rockefeller has a lot of explaining to do given his comments over the weekend that he was traveling around the Middle East back in 2002 telling Arab governments that the President had already made up his mind to go to war with Iraq.

It isn't clear -- as in other situations -- that Rockefeller may have leaked national security intelligence materials, but it is clear that he was working against the interests of his own country for what sounded like nothing more than an opportunity to strut around on foreign soil like a big-time politico.

Last week, according to a Republican staffer on Senate Intelligence, Rockefeller's personal office called in committee staff associated with the Intelligence commitee to measure just what, if any, damage they might be dealing with in a full investigation of the "Black Site Scandal." They must be getting nervous.

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