Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:38 AM
octoberlib (5,966 posts)
FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to an FBI whistle-blower two weeks ago who accused then-CIA Director David Petraeus of having an extramarital affair and potentially jeopardizing the security of classified information, according to a news report.
Cantorís chief of staff, Steve Stombres, later spoke with FBI officials to pass on the accusations from the whistle-blower, the New York Times reported on Saturday night.Cantorís involvement in the Petraeus scandal is the first indication that anyone outside of the FBI knew Petraeus was under scrutiny for an extramarital relationship or potentially leaking classified information.
But the revelation of Cantorís role in the scandal - and the emergence of an FBI whistle-blower - raises dramatic new questions about how the bureau conducted what was clearly a hugely sensitive problem, both in terms of the FBIís relationship with the CIA and what it could mean for the highly esteemed Petraeus.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83681.html#ixzz2BtwxVhzp
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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:56 AM
Sunlei (13,555 posts)
1. did Eric Cantor share this classified information breach with others like Boehner and K. Rove?
Why wait 2 weeks with a serious national security issue Eric Cantor? Sounds like these Republicans were going to keep the security problem people under their private control, if they won the election.