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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:25 PM

Congress wants answers on Petraeus affair

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/fbi-cia-face-questions-about-petraeus-affair



WASHINGTON (AP) Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, questioning when the retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren't told sooner.

"We received no advanced notice. It was like a lightning bolt," said Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee.

A former associate of Petraeus confirmed the target of the emails was Kelley, but said there was no affair between the two, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the retired general's private life. The associate, who has been in touch with Petraeus since his resignation, says Kelley and her husband were longtime friends of Petraeus and wife, Holly.

Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said the circumstances of the FBI probe smacked of a cover-up by the White House.

"It seems this (the investigation) has been going on for several months and, yet, now it appears that they're saying that the FBI didn't realize until Election Day that General Petraeus was involved. It just doesn't add up," said King, R-N.Y.


And here we go.........

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octoberlib Nov 2012 OP
GentryDixon Nov 2012 #1
sandyshoes17 Nov 2012 #3
octoberlib Nov 2012 #4
RKP5637 Nov 2012 #2
babylonsister Nov 2012 #5
theinquisitivechad Nov 2012 #6

Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:26 PM

1. Perhaps he needs to talk to Eric Cantor.

They were looking for dirt on Obama and found something they did not intend.

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Response to GentryDixon (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:29 PM

3. Exactly

Now they are trying to make this all about a sex scandal. The American people will be more interested in that. I think there's alot more to this.

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Response to GentryDixon (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:32 PM

4. Agree!

I always know something nefarious is going on if Cantor's involved in it.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:29 PM

2. The conspiracy theorists are going to have a field day with this one ... and

full featured films will be in the works. MSM will jump on the bandwagon too ... and then all of the books to come forth ... "And here we go........."

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:36 PM

5. And they want all the gory sexual details because

they're a bunch of pervs.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:04 PM

6. The Repubs want another extra-marital scandal to try to tarnish the administration.

Their game is so played out. Does anyone give a sh*t about this affair and does anyone truly think Petraeus truly leaked confidential information to this woman? I certainly don't, on both counts.

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