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 clearly Bush's Fault! /s
Sooner than what DiFi? Sooner than when he gave the order to take find out (the Chicago way) as much dirt as possible for future use?
re: “’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.”
Ok, this lie number which, now in regard to Benghazi?? This is the media spin - Obama didn’t know about Petraeus affair until last Thursday?
Yeah, right. Just like the anti-muslim video started the attack, just like Obama never got the word about the Libya embassy begging for more security, just like he never got the word about our military assets being to told to “stand down” three times. And, on and on, . . .
“The president was told on Thursday of last week....”
I will NEVER believe this rubbish.
The way I read it is that the FBI “whistleblower” who contacted Cantor did so because he was upset that nothing was happening on the Petraues front from Justice or the WH even though the CIA director continued to be a security risk.
So the FBI was getting the stall, and turned to Congress.
If that's the case, and I'm sure it is, then this will get even uglier.
It couldn't happen to a nicer president.
you can bet O was told and betch old bad dianne knew too..she is just a fat old liar who has done her share of leaking secrets
DiFi covering for Obama (and lying to do it). She has no clue when he was told, and the WH wouldn’t tell her the truth about it, anyway.
Anybody that thinks Bam didn’t know this at the outset of the FBI investigation is od’ing on Kool-Aid.
past time to clean house, RINO's included!
WHEN WILL THIS WOMAN EVER NOT BE SHOCKED????
she is constantly telling us how surprised and shocked she is..yet she does NOTHING.
“It couldn’t happen to a nicer president.”
I hope the whole ****load of bricks comes down on him.
It’s not going to be an easy 4 years for him. Scandal after scandal is going to smack him across his ****eating grin.
And it won’t be Romney’s or Bush’s fault when the economy goes in the crapper.
It will also be interesting to see which democrat senators won’t play ball, and start veering away from this toxic administration.