Guilty plea offered in part in U.S. WikiLeaks case

The U.S. Army soldier charged with sending reams of government…

The U.S. Army soldier charged with sending reams of government secrets to WikiLeaks is offering to plead guilty to some less serious offenses.

Pfc. Bradley Manning’s civilian defense attorney, David Coombs, revealed the offer Wednesday during a pretrial hearing that continues Thursday.

Coombs says Manning isn’t pleading guilty to the offenses charged by the government. He’s offering to take responsibility for less serious offenses that are encapsulated within the chargedcrimes.

Read more at USA Today

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