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Petraeus: We Knew Benghazi Was Terrorism "Almost Immediately"

roosonhead Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:30 PM
Holder has to walk a fine line with who he shares information with. If he tell the Chief of Staff something, Lew being a politician may choose to use that information politically which may compromise any ongoing investigations into the situation. Why does the anyone but the president need to know about the investigation? Stating that their was no security risk is intended to ease the fears of the American public and to let foreign nations know that the FBI is aware of our vulnerabilities so not to try anything. We'd be foolish to think that foreign intelligence services did not know of the affair and its potential use. I think Holder actually did the right thing here.

CNN landed the scoop regarding what former CIA Director and four star general David Petraeus is telling members of Congress behind closed doors today:

CNN reports that former Central Intelligence Agency director David H. Petraeus wants to tell Congress that he knew “almost immediately” that the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi was perpetrated by terrorists. According to the source, reports attributing the attack to protests surrounding an anti-Islam video and protests in Cairo were not disproven until after Petraeus made his initial report to Congress. Despite that, according to CNN, Petraeus had separate talking points from Rice’s...