Skip to comments.From Kelley to Petraeus, It Doesn't Add Up
Posted on 11/13/2012 2:26:15 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
An FBI agent carries out a computer after a search of the home of Paula Broadwell in Charlotte, N.C.
The evidence of an affair that forced CIA Director David Petraeus to resign from his position still leaves many unknowns, experts say, including some fundamental questions about the investigation itself.
[READ: Broadwell's Driver's License Found in D.C. Park]
It remains uncertain why the FBI began investigating the E-mails sent to Jill Kelley, a social liaison volunteer at a Tampa base where Petraeus was stationed as an Army general, and whose connections with Petraeus' alleged mistress and family is not yet clear, according to a Reuters report.
"I'm a little surprised that they would have opened a case on this," says a retired senior FBI employee, with years of experience with these kinds of investigations. "I wonder if there was something else in the original E-mail that raised some kind of concern."
The FBI frequently gets allegations regarding high profile officials, says the source, who asked to remain anonymous due to his affiliation with the FBI. About 90 percent of them are unfounded.
[READ: Lawmakers Demand Answers on Petraeus Affair]
It would require clear evidence of serious harassment for the FBI to begin an investigation for a low-profile person such as Kelley.
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"It must have threatened death or something like that," the source tells U.S. News. "I don't understand what was so heinous to start a federal investigation."
The FBI and Justice Department have not yet explained the connection between Kelley and Paula Broadwell, and specifically what prompted the investigation. The bureau employs behavioral scientists to analyze threatening E-mails to determine if there is any immediate threat, and whether the sender is willing to act upon it.
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The simplest hypothesis requiring the fewest assumptions is that the anti-military, anti-American thug in our White House had General Petraeus taken down for political reasons or for revenge. Petraeus was clearly in the wrong morally, but there isn't even the slightest indication that his conduct warranted either an FBI investigation or a demand for his resignation. If Clinton's perjury about adultery did not justify resignation, then Petraeus' honesty about the same topic does not justify a forced resignation.
Well if the numbers don’t add up, maybe everyone is trying to add the wrong numbers.
Paula Broadwells’ father said this is not true and there is way more than meets the eye here. He said wait till everybody finds out the real truth. I hope the poor guy doesn’t wind up in an accident.
I agree. Had to discredit and take down Petraeus to cover for Bengazi.
1) Only the POTUS can authorize a CBA (cross border authority) command for a rescue mission in a foreign nation.
Plus Fact Two:
2) No rescue mission was attempted.
Equals Fact Three:
3) 0bama turned his back on 41 State Dept. and CIA employees refusing to issue a CBA command and went to bed so he could go to Las Vegas the next day.
Something to e-mail to every talking head, every Senator and every House rep.
The real fire is at the WH, dumbass MSM!!
Ask Obama WHEN he gave his "directive."
She can’t be all bad with an iMac :-)
Do we know where she is? Has she been heard from since this broke?
The FBI agents raid with big computer monitor is just that, shows, re Benghazi.
Smokescreens thrown out by this lawless regime, like the youtube producer taken into custody re Benghazi.
All these talks about sex scandal and such, did not explain one bit about a dead ambassador and three other Americans.
Yea, how dumb do they think we are?
Broadwell's North Carolina driver's license was recently found in a D.C. park and the FBI was notified. How recently the article doesn't say.
Presumably there's a reasonable explanation for Broadwell being in D.C. But, the odder thing to me is how she "lost" her driver's license...not her purse, not her wallet, just her driver's license sitting there all by itself, apparently to be discovered by a passing jogger.
Her license was found in Chandry Levy Park.
She is either missing or this was a message to
her to shut up or else she will be chicagocided.
see, she’s an APPLE USER! Guilty right there!