- Plame told the CIA's inspector general in 2003 or 2004 that she had suggested Wilson.
- Plame told Senate Intelligence Committee staffers in 2004 that she couldn't remember whether she had suggested Wilson.
- She told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in March that an unidentified person in Vice President Cheney's office asked a CIA colleague about the African uranium report in February 2002. A third officer, overhearing Plame and the colleague discussing this, suggested, "Well, why don't we send Joe?" Plame told the committee.