Cheney - “Atta-In-Prague”
"On September 16, 2002, a pair of dogged Pentagon researchers arrived at the Pentagon to deliver an unusual briefing. The audience was high level: Scooter Libby, Cheney's chief of staff, and Stephen Hadley, the deputy national security advisor. The researchers were from a small unit, dubbed 'the Iraqi intelligence cell, that had been created by Undersecretary of Defense Douglas Feith, Rumsfeld's loyal policy chief...The most important part of their case was a supposed meeting between Mohammed Atta, the lead 9/11 hijacker, and an Iraqi intelligence agent in Prague in April 2001.
Dick Cheney -- when asked whether Saddam was connected to 9/11 -- referred to the meeting repeatedly. "It's been pretty well confirmed that [Atta] did go to Prague and he did meet with a senior official of the Iraqi intelligence service, he insisted during a December 9, 2001, appearance on Meet the Press...
"What does the CIA say about that?" [Tim] Russert asked. "Is it credible?"
"It's credible," the vice president replied. "But you know, I think a way to put it would be it's unconfirmed at this point."
"But Cheney had been disingenuous. The CIA and the FBI had already concluded that the meeting had probably never taken place...As one 9/11 Commission investigator later commented about the Feith team's slide show, 'Are you sure Elvis wasn't there also?'"
("Hubris," Isikoff and Corn, pages 101-103)