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CNN: PETRAEUS TO TESTIFY HE KNEW LIBYA WAS TERRORISM 'ALMOST IMMEDIATELY'
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Posted on 11/15/2012 4:29:22 PM PST by hole_n_one

Just a few minutes ago on CNN, Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reported that a high-placed source informed her that former CIA Chief David Petraeus will use his upcoming testimony to amend his previous testimony. According to this source, Petraeus will tell the closed door congressional hearing that he knew "almost immediately" that the September 11 anniversary attack on our Libyan consulate was a terrorist attack committed by the al-Qaeda-linked militia Ansar Al Sharia.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 20120911; alqaeda; ansaralsharia; benghazi; blackmail; coverup; geraldogate; obama; perjury; petraeus; petraeustestimony
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To: FredZarguna
Nothing divulged was classified, so it's unlikely there is any Congressional rule governing it.

It was an intteligence briefing given by the head of the CIA. You don't think that was classified?

As for the rebuttal; sorry, but I place a great deal more faith in a NAMED SOURCE -- even if a 'Rat, when the GOP has had two months to call him a liar and hasn't done so -- than I do an unnamed source, who can say anything without fear of contradiction or reprisal.

Look at the 'Rat congressman's quote. He never really said that he was specifically speaking for Petraeus. The congressmen used the word "we". This is what ABC said that the congressman said...

It's twisted nonsense.

251 posted on 11/15/2012 7:03:55 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: hole_n_one

He hasn’t testified yet. Let’s see what happens.


252 posted on 11/15/2012 7:05:37 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: machogirl

He sure enough did. That’s funny.


253 posted on 11/15/2012 7:05:59 PM PST by CheneyChick (01/20/2013 -- the day that could have been)
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To: hole_n_one

He hasn’t testified yet. Let’s see what happens.


254 posted on 11/15/2012 7:06:23 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: GeronL
Do heroes slut around after other women?

You are making him sound like clinton, draft dodger.

Do heroes work for Obama in the first place?

Perhaps he had the right mindset, that he was working for America. However, obama certainly would want to get his hands on a hero.

255 posted on 11/15/2012 7:08:15 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: All

Greta just said that Jill Kelley says she had “breakfast” at the White House on September 24, 2012!!!


256 posted on 11/15/2012 7:11:16 PM PST by Sleeping Freeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
He is the Messiah

No, he is not. To you, obviously he is.

257 posted on 11/15/2012 7:17:25 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
...a Rat Democrat Congressman from Maryland who claims to know what Petraeus said at a closed hearing.

Yeah, when the meeting hasn't happened yet. ALL guesswork just like everyone else.

I should have been more clear. It was a Sep. 14th intelligence briefing given by Petraeus to the Congressional Intelligence Committee.

258 posted on 11/15/2012 7:18:19 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: mojito

It would have been nice if he’d talked before the election, but taking Rice down with him is a good booby prize.


259 posted on 11/15/2012 7:20:07 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Cheerio

We’ll see what Petraeus has to say.


260 posted on 11/15/2012 7:25:10 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: dontreadthis

261 posted on 11/15/2012 7:29:32 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Sleeping Freeper

What was the “socialite” doing at the White House OTHER than having breakfast two weeks after the Benghazi incident?


262 posted on 11/15/2012 7:30:35 PM PST by madison10
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To: lodi90; maggief
Exactly. We won’t be able to go up the chain to King Obama because the ditherer in chief never makes a decision. EVER.

Not getting this, obama is the only one with the authority (CBA). No one can do it for him. So what decision are you addressing here?

263 posted on 11/15/2012 7:30:40 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: DoughtyOne
I hope so too.
264 posted on 11/15/2012 7:32:01 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Godzilla

wowsers - things gonna get mighty hot at the WH now.


No it won’t. How many times do we need to be hit over the head that the media will cover his butt? All day all the media has done is gush over how obama “smacked down” the GOP at the press conference. They will cover for him on this, too.


265 posted on 11/15/2012 7:37:42 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: FreeReign
It's immaterial if there was classified info given in the Intel briefing. The Congressman did not reveal anything of a classified nature.

Your second point has the context fixing portion garbled. I won't accuse you of doing that deliberately. But I will say that what you've quoted in the context setting IS NOT what he said. Specifically, this is the context: Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intel committee, said Petraeus laid out “a chronological order exactly what we felt happened, how it happened, and where we’re going in the future.”

He directly attributes what comes next to Petraeus. The GOP could have just as clearly said, "No P4 did not say that." The GOP has not done that. Furthermore, Petraeus himself had numerous opportunities to deny these remarks, as well as to deny WH claims that the "spontaneous demonstration" legend originated with the CIA. He did not do so. He did not contradict the WH on any point of significance until the Friday before the election, at which point he claimed that stories that the CIA denied assistance to the Ambassador and his team were false. That is 100% of his push-back to date.

Sorry, but as much as I didn't want to believe this originally, all the evidence (and silent agreement) we have points to one conclusion: David Petraeus was complicit in the cover-up of the murders of the American Ambassador and three other Americans on 9/11/2012.

266 posted on 11/15/2012 7:39:28 PM PST by FredZarguna (Nothing against Paki's. Just paraphrasing Biden. Or Hillary. Or Both.)
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To: hole_n_one
The Grand Jury is still mulling indictments, but, on the bright side, the ankle monitor is supposed to come off next month!

It's all good!

LOL!

The Presidential Pardon should kick in soon.

267 posted on 11/15/2012 7:39:39 PM PST by Balata
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To: Paladin2

So his first testimony was false, or what?


268 posted on 11/15/2012 7:40:05 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Don't let reality ruin your day.)
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To: maggief

“They had correspondance with the CIA station chief in Libya within 24 hours they kind of knew what was happening.”

“...there was a failure in the system because there was additional security requested. But is frustrating to see the sort of political aspect of what’s going on with this whole investigation.”

This pretty well sums up the talking points. Now, will Petraeus stick to the talking points or will he go rogue?

...a failure in the system is the big issue here. Why were those men allowed to die? Who gave the order? Why the bare bone security in the first place? What was going on in Benghazi that Obama doesn’t want the world to know about?

I don’t think it was militia prisoners...I still believe those two prisoners she was talking about were the ones they captured at the Consulate. The attack at the Annex didn’t happen for hours after the Consulate was taken out.

I think it was gun running to Al Qaeda and their affiliates to take out Assad in Syria. I have no idea why that went south...something blew up in their faces.


269 posted on 11/15/2012 7:40:53 PM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: madison10

Well, since the pResident isn’t Bill Clinton, but was Barack 0bama, we can safely infer that she wasn’t there for any services that might have been available from 1992-2000.


270 posted on 11/15/2012 7:41:10 PM PST by FredZarguna (Nothing against Paki's. Just paraphrasing Biden. Or Hillary. Or Both.)
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To: Sleeping Freeper; MestaMachine; maggief; onyx; SE Mom; thouworm; little jeremiah; Miss Didi

Ping to sleepingfreeper’s post!

Thanks for the info sf!


271 posted on 11/15/2012 7:41:56 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Godzilla

Believe it when I see/hear it............


272 posted on 11/15/2012 7:42:25 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Agree 100%


273 posted on 11/15/2012 7:44:53 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Who you might be right....

But presently I'm a pessimist...and don't believe anything is going come down on Obama here.

FWIW-

274 posted on 11/15/2012 7:54:18 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: hole_n_one

Kabuki Theater.


275 posted on 11/15/2012 7:55:17 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: hoosiermama

Meant to ping you to 256 too!


276 posted on 11/15/2012 7:56:36 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: elkfersupper

I’m just getting around to this thread and my first words when I read the header were,”So what!”.

Your comments sum it all up nicely.

I just turned 80 and I’m glad I’m at the end,not the beginning.

I had the best of it.

.


277 posted on 11/15/2012 7:58:14 PM PST by Mears
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To: dfwgator

Lucy.Football.


278 posted on 11/15/2012 8:06:05 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Osage Orange

I am forced to agree with you. However, I do believe Patraeus is a potential wildcard that the administration can’t control. Tomorrow may be interesting.

I am dumbfounded when I think of what the media frenzy would have looked like if something like this had happened under Bush. I know we often say that, but it would have been the story of the century and bigger than Watergate if Bush had pulled something like this.


279 posted on 11/15/2012 8:06:15 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: stanne

stupid remark on a serious subject.

take your jokes to DU or MSNBC...


280 posted on 11/15/2012 8:09:09 PM PST by haircutter
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

The guns were being diverted by Turkey to gaza through the mb in Egypt and smuggled to hamas through the Rafa tunnels.. This is what the EX SEALS were trying to stop.


281 posted on 11/15/2012 8:09:24 PM PST by MestaMachine (TREASON!!!!)
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To: hole_n_one
I've been saying for years that most employees of the MSM are skid marks on Journalism's shorts.. I have some hope that the Benghazi tragedy will force Journalism to wash his shorts.

But if Journalism washes his shorts raises the question: Will the employees of the MSM be washed away and simply disappear down the drain?

282 posted on 11/15/2012 8:11:59 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: MestaMachine

Please add me to your list.
Thanks.


283 posted on 11/15/2012 8:12:13 PM PST by matchgirl (An Ambassador is dead and Al Qaeda is alive.)
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To: madison10; ez

Zippy’s eyes look angry. (For him that’s pretty normal. He’s a petty angry small man.)

Petraeus looks like he is watching Zippy closely. It’s a look that says “I don’t trust this guy and need to keep an eye on him.” Or maybe “I have no idea what he might do or say next but I doubt it will be good.”


284 posted on 11/15/2012 8:16:26 PM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: RummyChick

It hasn’t happened yet. Time will tell.


285 posted on 11/15/2012 8:16:26 PM PST by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: haffast

http://www.sott.net/image/image/s2/45027/medium/obama_cheney.jpg


286 posted on 11/15/2012 8:21:21 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: FR_addict

As far as the outcome of the electionj goes, It would not have made any difference.Those who voted for obama did not give a damn about the United States, the security of the United States,or the future of the United States. They cared for one thing and one thing only—the freebies that obama promised them.


287 posted on 11/15/2012 8:21:33 PM PST by sport
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

I’ve been saying for years that most employees of the MSM are skid marks on Journalism’s shorts.. I have some hope that the Benghazi tragedy will force Journalism to wash his shorts.

But if Journalism washes his shorts raises the question: Will the employees of the MSM be washed away and simply disappear down the drain?


Wash his shorts? They are happily licking them.


288 posted on 11/15/2012 8:23:27 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: FredZarguna
It's immaterial if there was classified info given in the Intel briefing. The Congressman did not reveal anything of a classified nature.

I would think that Intel briefings are classified and that direct quotes made by Petraeus during an Intel briefing is also classified.

Your second point has the context fixing portion garbled. I won't accuse you of doing that deliberately. But I will say that what you've quoted in the context setting IS NOT what he said. Specifically, this is the context: Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intel committee, said Petraeus laid out “a chronological order exactly what we felt happened, how it happened, and where we’re going in the future.”

I didn't garble anything. I gave you all the direct quotes minus the ABC News garble. They are the ones who twisted things by pulling half sentences out of context and adding their own words. Read the quoted words again.

He directly attributes what comes next to Petraeus.

The direct quotes end and then start again. ABC is playing with the context of what the congressman said in between the different quotes. They do this all the time.

The GOP could have just as clearly said, "No P4 did not say that." The GOP has not done that.

It was a classified CIA intel briefing. Confirming or denying comments in the press about such briefings is simply not done.

Furthermore, Petraeus himself had numerous opportunities to deny these remarks, as well as to deny WH claims that the "spontaneous demonstration" legend originated with the CIA. He did not do so.

It's standard practice that people with security clearances and especially CIA directors don't confirm or deny press stories about classified information.

He did not contradict the WH on any point of significance until the Friday before the election, at which point he claimed that stories that the CIA denied assistance to the Ambassador and his team were false. That is 100% of his push-back to date.

Yes, Petraues saw that they were making him the fall guy. That's when he pushed back in the press and that's when his fate was sealed as CIA director.

Sorry, but as much as I didn't want to believe this originally, all the evidence (and silent agreement) we have points to one conclusion: David Petraeus was complicit in the cover-up of the murders of the American Ambassador and three other Americans on 9/11/2012.

You're entitled to your opinion. There is no way I can come to the same conclusion at this point.

289 posted on 11/15/2012 8:26:48 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: hole_n_one

Obama Impeachment File.


290 posted on 11/15/2012 8:29:05 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: hole_n_one

Depends what ALMOST means...as in almost immediately??

If he does a about face, what reasoning can he possibly give?

Hey if this guy can say, hey I am ashamed that I allowed myself to become part of the cover up?

After the election does not help much


291 posted on 11/15/2012 8:31:08 PM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST)
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To: Drill Thrawl

I’m not going to be surprised to hear about Petraeus being involved in an accident or some other life ending event.


292 posted on 11/15/2012 8:31:43 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: livius

Couple of days ago, in a DC park. Press reports indicated she was in the area visiting friends last weekend (probably an effort to evade the press). Her North Carolina driver’s license was found in the park and turned over to local police. In a rather interesting twist, the cops plan to give it to the FBI (as I recall), instead of following the normal protocol of shipping it to the NC DMV.

As far as I know, Ms. Broadwell has not been seen publicly in days, and neither has her family. When the FBI searched her home in Charlotte Monday evening, no one was home. They carried away boxes of documents, after government officials said her affair with David Petraeus did not compromise national security. Now, the press has been told that Broadwell had “extensive” amounts of classified data in her home.


293 posted on 11/15/2012 8:33:33 PM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Grampa Dave; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; onyx; Fred Nerks; SunkenCiv; blam
Was watching Greta firing off her questions as she does but they always kinda vary....to Bolton she asked...well just what was the CIA doing in Benghazi....no answer from Bolton.

She did not ask that of the Democrat who is the ranking member on the House Intelligence /committee....that would be a classified matter.

I think we will not here much of any answers on that one.

294 posted on 11/15/2012 8:35:16 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: haircutter

Yes, of course. I was mocking the press, referring to the following of post #6:

“Not if the White House press corp gets to ask the questions.

Benghazi won’t even come up...”

Who is Ben Gh. . .


295 posted on 11/15/2012 8:36:21 PM PST by stanne
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To: Texas Fossil

The CIA has only gotten worse in the last few decades.


296 posted on 11/15/2012 8:37:36 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I think Greta threw that question in as rhetorical gravy for the full plate of meat and potatoes questions she had just laid out for Bolton. I was watching with my mother and when Greta finished her laundry list I jokingly said "Answer THAT, John!" lol

The questions alone were a stinging indictment.

297 posted on 11/15/2012 8:43:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: MestaMachine

“The guns were being diverted by Turkey to gaza through the mb in Egypt and smuggled to hamas through the Rafa tunnels..”

Well, in light of recent events going on in Gaza, that makes a lot of sense..

Thanks


298 posted on 11/15/2012 8:45:03 PM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: hole_n_one

Maybe with what is happening in the world he is putting his country first meaning the “Commander and Clown” will have to step down.


299 posted on 11/15/2012 8:53:56 PM PST by jetson
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To: kabar

I am skeptical that Petraeus is going to come clean. In his resignation letter, he mentioned that Obama “graciously” accepted his resignation.


There are all kinds of reasons he could have used that word; sarcasm being one of them.


300 posted on 11/15/2012 8:54:15 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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