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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:28 AM

Petraeus Says Benghazi Fallout Had Nothing To Do With His Resignation

Source: ThinkProgress

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:

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Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/11/15/1195401/petraeus-resignation-benghazi/

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DonViejo Nov 2012 OP
loyalkydem Nov 2012 #1
DCBob Nov 2012 #3
leveymg Nov 2012 #2
stillcool Nov 2012 #6
GeorgeGist Nov 2012 #4
Hell Hath No Fury Nov 2012 #5

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:30 AM

1. que Right wing

acting like spoiled kids in five, four, three, two and...

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Response to loyalkydem (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:35 AM

3. no doubt they will generate another alternative theory to perpetuate the "scandal".

fools.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:34 AM

2. The CIA had nothing to do with the Bay of Pigs, too.

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Response to leveymg (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 12:09 PM

6. they don't seem to have much..

to do with anything...that they can talk about. What a frigging carnival they're putting on.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:54 AM

4. Embedded ...

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Response to GeorgeGist (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:14 AM

5. Yup -

Kira was one of the necon's media information conduits. That struck me immediately when I heard her report this morning.

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