Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:28 AM
DonViejo (5,771 posts)
Petraeus Says Benghazi Fallout Had Nothing To Do With His Resignation
CNN Headline News Anchor Kyra Phillips phoned in to the network’s morning news program on Thursday to relay a series of conversations she had with former CIA director and military commander David Petraeus since he resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair.
What began as simply a scandal of infidelity has since ballooned into a full-scale inquiry into whether or not classified documents were illegally divulged to Paula Broadwell, Petraeus’ biographer and alleged mistress.
“He has insisted to me that he has never passed classified information to Paula Broadwell, and as long as I have known him he has never waivered on classified information ever,” Phillips told anchor Robin Meade. Phillips says she has known Petraus for years.
Phillips said Petraus also spoke about the timing of his resignation, dismissing the right-wing conspiracy theory that his departure is somehow related to a cover up over September’s deadly attack in Libya:
Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/11/15/1195401/petraeus-resignation-benghazi/
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Petraeus Says Benghazi Fallout Had Nothing To Do With His Resignation (Original post)
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)
Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:34 AM
leveymg (29,513 posts)
2. The CIA had nothing to do with the Bay of Pigs, too.
1. Wealth without work. 2. Pleasure without conscience. 3. Knowledge without character. 4. Business without ethics. 5. Science without humanity. 6. Religion without sacrifice. 7. Politics without principle.
Response to GeorgeGist (Reply #4)
Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:14 AM
Hell Hath No Fury (14,873 posts)
5. Yup -
Kira was one of the necon's media information conduits. That struck me immediately when I heard her report this morning.
Proud uppity woman and counterproductive left wingnut onboard.