Potential jurors expressed mixed emotions about the Bush administration and the Iraq war as jury selection began Tuesday in the perjury and obstruction trial against former White House aide “Scooter” Libby.

I. Lewis Libby, who served as an adviser to President Bush and chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, is accused of lying to investigators about his conversations with reporters regarding outed CIA officer Valerie Plame. Her identity was leaked to reporters in 2003 after her husband criticized the Bush administration’s prewar intelligence on Iraq.