Skip to comments.Dianne Feinstein: Obama should have been told sooner
Posted on 11/12/2012 11:29:03 AM PST by Arthurio
By KEVIN ROBILLARD | 11/12/12 1:34 PM EST
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein said on Monday that President Barack Obama should have been told much earlier about the FBIs investigation into former CIA Director David Petraeus.
Absolutely, Feinstein said when asked if the president should have been informed earlier. The president was told on Thursday of last week, officials have said.
The FBI investigation ended up uncovering Petraeus affair with his biographer, leading to his resignation from the CIA. Feinstein has already declared her committee would investigate why the FBI didnt disclose the investigation to Congress earlier.
She also said the committee is prepared to subpoena a report written Petraeus shortly before his resignation.
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It’s apparently very difficult to tell 0bama ANYTHING.
No way that passes the smell test.
I wonder if Axelrod will quietly pull her aside and let her know that 0bama knew all along. If that happens, expect her investigation to quietly fade away.
He was! What an idiot.
Who says he wasn’t told? I put nothing past the Chicago mob.
Oh please!! She just can’ bring herself to question The One can she? He knew you moron!
She is about as smart as sushi.
They’re trying to protect Hussein again.
I would say Obama has been told repeatedly ,but how can you telling someone anything ,when they have fingers in ears shouting la la la la la la
If he REALLY did not know it sounds like the administration culture is just do your job and don't "bother" the boss
My guess is that he didn't need to be told. 0bama couldn't just get rid of him without some justification, so he called the FBI in and told them that Petraeus wasn't "playing ball", and they needed to find something on him. Unfortunately he conveniently obliged with an affair. Quite possibly Broadwell set him up.
Everyone who believes this, stand on your head.
She’s either lying to smooth things over, or incredibly naive with bluebirds and butterflies gently flying around her head and shoulders.
Good grief, they really do believe that the voters are stupid. And I guess, why should they not? He was re-elected, afterall.
...............Unfortunately he conveniently obliged with an affair. Quite possibly Broadwell set him up...............
Gen Petraeus was a very smart child, unfortunately so smart that he was able to skip kindergarten.
That’s when they teach young boys to keep your pee-pee in your pants!
They already floated Holder leaving last week.
Expect Holder to take the fall for “not telling” Obama.
Think about it Ms. Feinstein.
Obama has a AG that is not smart enough to report that the head of Intellegence is compromised.. Oh, until 3 days after the election.
He has a Sec of Defense that doesn’t know how to deploy CINC
before 14 hours when we are being attacked.
He has a Sec of State that blames a video for a pre planned attack for two weeks when the rest of the world knows it is not so.
But Obama did not know about any of this.
So...MS. Feinstein, when you get through a long investigation I’m sure you’ll come to the conclusion that all three of these must go.. Gee don’t we all feel so much safer now? Ms. Feinstein is investigating this and she’s going to get to the bottom of it...
Geez!! How dumb do these people think the public is?
Obama knew or at least Jarrett did. This is why Holder announced he was headed for the door right after the election. Holder will take the blame for dear golfer.
Oh Feinstein you dumb piece of wood, OBAMA DID KNOW..DUH
Obama had this info released now about Petraus so that he wouldn’t have to testify about what he knows about Libya..this entire scandal makes Watergate look like a picnic
I don’t buy this line that Prince Zero didn’t know.
If Holder knew in “late summer,” Zero knew. To pretend otherwise strains credulity.