Skip to comments.Report: FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair
Posted on 11/10/2012 9:46:58 PM PST by Arthurio
Report: FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair By: John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman November 11, 2012 12:16 AM EST
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to an FBI whistle-blower two weeks ago who accused then-CIA Director David Petraeus of having an extramarital affair and potentially jeopardizing the security of classified information, according to a news report.
Cantors chief of staff, Steve Stombres, later met with FBI officials to pass on the accusations from the whistle-blower, the New York Times reported on Saturday night.
(Also on POLITICO: 6 questions on Petraeus's exit)
Cantors involvement in the Petraeus scandal is the first indication that anyone outside of the FBI knew Petraeus was under scrutiny for an extramarital relationship or potentially leaking classified information.
I was contacted by an F.B.I. employee concerned that sensitive, classified information may have been compromised and made certain [FBI] Director Mueller was aware of these serious allegations and the potential risk to our national security, Cantor said in a statement.
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Did Cantor provide this information to his committees?
If not, why not? Who did Cantor pass this information onto?
Was Bonehead told and what did Bonehead do with this information?
Could Bonehead lose his leadership position?
It sure was nice of Cantor not to leak the info to Drudge BEFORE the election, wasn’t it?
What a nice freaking guy. After all, if the shoes were on the other feet and the President running for reelection was a Republican, the rats would NEVER leak that kind of damaging info to MSNBC.
I don’t know what to make of this story other than it would not hurt my feelings if somehow Bonehead and Cantors dropped the ball, whatever
That ball may be, and both lose their leadership positions.
I agree with you but I am thinking for political reasons/legal that revealing this would compromise Cantor’s position.
Not that i don’t think Boehner and Cantor are not numbnuts!
Watch the replay of Judge Janine’s show on Fox from tonight, great show,
The good guys have been Chicagolated!
Everything obviously went through Chicago and the campaign to maintain WH deniability. Remember the private investigators hounding Romney donors? That documents how these marxists operate off the books. But doing it with Top Secret info is beyond the pale. Banana Republic stuff.
It is a Banana Republic now. I would rather retire in Costa Rica... at least they have an upfront banana republic and all of the smart Doc’s are going there.
Added “Benghazi” to your post’s keyword list, for those the do key word searches.
It was a great show tonight.
Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.
Is there anyone besides Jarrett up there who is competent enough to run anything?
That way 0 can have plausible deniability.
And if she wasn’tand physically in the white house during the Benghazi debacle, they could say “nobody in the white house gave the stand-down order” and be (lawyerly) correct.
“Agreed.” It seemed the appropriate thing to do. :)
Cantor. The whistle-blower contacted Cantor.
Of course, maybe the whistle-blower DID contact all, or some of, those others...
I think this story has a long way yet to go.
Anything at all on the whistleblower?
Anything at all on the whistleblower?
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