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Petraeus’ Biographer Under FBI Investigation For ‘Improperly Trying to Access his Email”

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 8:48 AM
He made an extreme lapse of judgement on a personal matter. No doubt about it. He came out and admitted that himself, did not cry foul and accepted the consequences of his action. It does not diminish his long and distinguished past service to the nation.
Daune Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 12:24 PM
In "coming out" about it he put his wife's pain in the public spotlight. I find that despicable. It would have been much better for all concerned if he had simply resigned. I suspect, but can't prove, that he was pushed to reveal the affair by the corrupt administration to try to keep the mishandled Libyan tragedy out of the public eye. If that's the case - he should have protected his wife, not the incompetent president. Since he didn't, I have to wonder what else he has done that they are holding over his head to keep him in line. Either way - he has disgraced himself, and the uniform he once wore so proudly.

David Petraeus cited an ‘extramarital affair’ as the reason for resigning from his position as director of the CIA. A lot of questions are being thrown around tonight, however, about the timing of this bombshell after learning that he was supposed to testify before Congress next week on Benghazi. Is there a connection here or is it really about the affair? More from NBC on the latter:

Officials told The Associated Press that information about the affair surfaced over the course of an FBI probe. Meanwhile, law enforcement sources told NBC News that the FBI...