Skip to comments.Timeline Shows F.B.I. Discovered Affair in Summer
Posted on 11/11/2012 7:39:50 PM PST by Arthurio
November 11, 2012
Timeline Shows F.B.I. Discovered Affair in Summer
By SCOTT SHANE and CHARLIE SAVAGE
WASHINGTON High-level officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department were notified in the late summer that F.B.I. agents had uncovered what appeared to be an extramarital affair involving the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David H. Petraeus, government officials said Sunday.
But law enforcement officials did not notify anyone outside the F.B.I. or the Justice Department until last week because the investigation was incomplete and initial concerns about possible security breaches, which would demand more immediate action, did not appear to be justified, the officials said.
The new accounts of the events that led to Mr. Petraeuss sudden resignation on Friday shed light on the competing pressures facing F.B.I. agents who recognized the high stakes of any investigation involving the C.I.A. director but who were wary of exposing a private affair with no criminal or security implications. For the first time Sunday, the woman whose report of harassing e-mails led to the exposure of the affair was identified as Jill Kelley, 37, of Tampa, Fla.
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First rule: Never let a good crisis go to waste.
Second rule: Don’t use it until you really need it.
The noise about the affair is just a distraction..
The new mystery now is why and who floated Petraeus name as a running mate - was it a sick joke?
NYT = BS
COVER-UP TILL AFTER ELECTION.
Yes it is. My eye is still on the Coward in Chief.
Very good. when ill this nightmare end, never. it never will.
“But law enforcement officials did not notify anyone outside the F.B.I. or the Justice Department until last week because the investigation was incomplete and initial concerns about possible security breaches, which would demand more immediate action, did not appear to be justified, the officials said.”
BS! Once the Feds learned Petraeus was involved then they had to notify the White House.
When did Petraeus know the jig was up. That he didn’t immediately resign would be disturbing. The FBI keeping the information from the target is even more disturbing. Were the FBI trying to have Petraeus as a puppet?
A case of this magnitude whould never have moved forward without the approval of DOJ - and since it was CIA they would have gotten the WH involved. No one at FBI wants to lose their job.
Well this is a breaking news flash. Everything I have read up to this says Paula was embedded with the general in Afghanistan.
She was embedded, alright...
Then news gets out in spite of the deal through Kelley, so it's play nice and we'll let you quietly resign.
No matter what, the investigation of Petreaus had to begin earlier than they admit because all the top dog lib donors were involved in the get Petreaus effort back during the surge. The libs have files on everybody.
Not to mention this admin has Pootie Poot’s help on data collection.
There has to be more than one 'leaker' working this story. Reports are surfacing all over the place with official 'unofficial' mouths squawking about General Pet's love life. Strange isn't it that this same bunch hardly knows where Benghazi is? Let alone willing to answer why the CIC refused to send 'help', and attempted to use some fake video as the cause of 4 Americans getting murdered.
Imagine what we might learn in a couple of days if Obama were to resign tomorrow.
Q. How is it that the FBI has the time to investigate Mr. Petraeus extramartial affair but can’t look into Mr. Obamas forged birth certificate and phony ss card?
It appears that ideas are one thing and what happens is another.
At the top of his website where millions of eyes will undoubtedly see, Matt Drudge is floating David Petraeus, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, as a possible vice presidential pick for Mitt Romney.
Drudge is polling his readers on Petraeus, who served nearly four decades in the U.S. Army before taking the helm at the CIA under President Barack Obama in September of 2011.
Drudge is crowdsourcing, in perhaps a similar fashion to what he did with Condoleezza Rice a few weeks ago.
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