Gen. David Petraeus
Former CIA director David Petraeus is making his first public speech since resigning in November over an extramarital affair.
The White House said Wednesday it will go ahead with Gen. John Allen’s nomination to become commander of NATO forces in Europe, following his exoneration in a Pentagon investigation of questionable email exchanges with a Florida woman linked to the sex scandal that led David Petraeus to resign as CIA director.
The Justice Department is dropping its investigation into whether David Petraeus’ mistress, Paula Broadwell, stalked a romantic rival online.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus reveals that he “screwed up royally” in having an affair with his biographer.
It started in May with a spiteful email to the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. An anonymous writer warned Gen. John Allen that a friend with whom he was meeting in Washington the following week was trouble and he should stay away from her.
CBS News reports that Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell emailed each other in a known cyber-trick used by terrorists and teenagers.
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.