“Mr. Rove said he had forgotten the call, one of hundreds he participates in each day.”
A repentant Karl Rove admitted yesterday to a grand jury investigator that he could not recall a conversation with a journalist in which he revealed the secret code to White House situation room “nuke” buttons. In a sixteen hour work day, Mr. Rove, commented, he makes a phone call at least every minute. “I have even forgotten that I talked to President Bush a minute ago,” he said, pressing speeddial.