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CIA Director David Petraeus
Resigns, Citing Extramarital Affair

New York Observer, by Steve Huff

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/9/2012 5:42:27 PM

Former four-star general and current director of the CIA David Petraeus has tendered his resignation to the president.(Snip)Rumors reported via social media that Mr. Petraeus had an affair with an aide to Massachusetts Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren were false. Mr. Petraeus may have had no choice but to resign. New York Magazine noted a Reuters report regarding rules of conduct for CIA employees in which an agency spokeswoman said, “CIA employees must take – and pass – a polygraph test as part of the process to receive a security clearance, and must regularly undergo reinvestigations

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/9/2012 5:45:38 PM     (No. 9003637)

Elizabeth Warren???????

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ricktutt, 11/9/2012 5:48:29 PM     (No. 9003641)

I smell a big rat!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/9/2012 5:49:37 PM     (No. 9003643)

That's the first rumors I've heard about who it was. We may never know - probably some under cover Dem operative.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mercedesops, 11/9/2012 5:51:36 PM     (No. 9003648)

Amazing-- I saw him not long ago. He was hanched over and despite his reputation for fitness appeared to be aged beyond his years. He did not exude virility in the least.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southron, 11/9/2012 5:55:20 PM     (No. 9003658)

Director "betray us" should be forced to testify.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/9/2012 6:12:08 PM     (No. 9003699)

so you are going to blow the whistle on Lybia and someone wispers in your ear "behave and lie or else". An honerable man will face the wisperer and tell them to "$%^#@* off" and then resign so you can tell the truth. The country is really bigger than the second term hacker.

Can't wait for the delayed testimony.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rational, 11/9/2012 6:27:46 PM     (No. 9003737)

#6
thats if the "honorable" person has a conscience.
If Mr. Petraeus had one, we would have heard this PRIOR to the election

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/9/2012 6:43:12 PM     (No. 9003757)

Betraying one's sacred honor, one's military duty, one's professional code of ethics and endangering one's place in history pales by comparison to bumping uglies with Granny Warren (or her elves).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/9/2012 7:09:01 PM     (No. 9003789)

#7 he started to before the election by saying the CIA didn't blink.

Your favorite source of news and bird cage liner didn't report very much.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: peebster, 11/9/2012 7:28:42 PM     (No. 9003824)

...the Administration now have their Benghazi fall guy. The news reports are already saying he was "under investigation" for his role in the Benghazi attack. 5 bucks says his snoopin biographer is a dem partisan.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: disklxik, 11/9/2012 7:38:14 PM     (No. 9003841)

She appeared on the John Stewart show in January promoting her book about Petreaus.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/10/2012 2:25:06 AM     (No. 9004385)

It was Petraus´ wife who was an aide to Warren. Petraus did not resign "to spend more time with his family", but instead himself reported his affair. Sounds like he was being blackmailed by the pros of the Chicago Choom gang-----is ValJar the head of the Chi-Choom or Axelrod?
Petraus is already on record during a closed door hearing of Congress of saying the ´video´ was responsible for Benghazi.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: BcdErick, 11/10/2012 3:26:43 AM     (No. 9004412)

Check out his mistress. You really can´t make this stuff up: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/us/linked-to-petraeus-paula-broadwell-is-lifelong-high-achiever.html?google_editors_picks=true&_r=0

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