Broadwell Sent ‘Harassing’ Emails

    ARCHIV: Der damalige Kommandeur der internationalen Truppen in Afghanistan, US-General David Petraeus, spricht in Berlin im Verteidigungsministerium waehrend eines Pressetermins (Foto vom 23.11.10). CIA-Direktor Petraeus hat seinen Ruecktritt eingereicht. Grund sei eine aussereheliche Beziehung, hiess es in einem Schreiben von Petraeus an US-Praesident Barack Obama, in dem er seien Ruecktritt einreichte. Obama habe am Freitag (09.11.12) angenommen, hiess es. (zu dapd-Text)
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    What did the FBI and CIA know about former CIA director David Petraeus’s extramarital affair and when? That’s what members of Congress will want to know when they meet with newly minted FBI Acting Director Michael Morell this week. Petraeus was busted after the FBI uncovered “harassing” emails sent from Paula Broadwell to a woman both she and Petraeus knew. Morrell and FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce will meet with leading members of the House intelligence committee, who will have questions about how the investigation uncovered Petraeus’s career-ending infidelities, a senior congressional staffer told The Associated Press. The White House also stands to be questioned on when the administration was first given word of Petraeus’s actions.

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