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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:55 PM

"CIA Director David Petraeus quits over affair" AP (Recent article)

CIA Director David Petraeus quits over affair

By ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASS at AP
Nov. 9 10:42 PM EST

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/cia-director-quits-over-extramarital-affair

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Petraeus, who turned 60 on Wednesday, told CIA employees in a statement that he had met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday and asked to be allowed to resign. On Friday, the president accepted.

Petraeus told his staffers he was guilty of "extremely poor judgment" in the affair. "Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."

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Administration officials said the White House was first notified about the Petraeus affair on Wednesday, the day after the election. Obama, who returned to the White House that evening after spending Election Day in Chicago, wasn't informed until Thursday morning.

The Senate and House intelligence committees were briefed on Petraeus' resignation only after the news was reported in the media, said a congressional staffer, speaking anonymously because the staffer was not authorized to publicly discuss the sensitive briefings.

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EmilyAnne Nov 2012 #1

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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:59 PM

1. So does anyone know if this women just tried to access the emails?

Or actually read them?

It seems like she could be charged if she was actually trying to "hack" into his CIA email account.
But I am not sure if the word "hack" that I keep seeing really means "hack" or just "sneak and read while he was in the shower."

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