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Petraeus scandal: who knew and when?
Petraeus resigned Friday after acknowledging he had an affair with a woman later identified as his biographer, Paula Broadwell.
November 12th, 2012
03:02 PM ET

Petraeus scandal: who knew and when?

There are more intriguing twists and turns in the scandal that's gripping Washington - the affair that led Gen. David Petraeus to resign as head of the C.I.A.

At least one lawmaker may have learned of it before the President, and there are growing questions about the F.B.I. investigation that ultimately led to Petraeus' stunning downfall.

Watch CNN today at 4p.m. ET for Brian Todd's report and more news and analysis on Petreaus' resignation.


Filed under: David Petraeus
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. z.v

    yes he must go home.
    This man apparently made ​​a lot of mistakes and I wish I'd talk about it

    November 13, 2012 at 2:16 pm |
  2. Elie Moussa

    Wolf,we are dealing now with a lot of enemies of our country.Petraeus and now Allen are human being. Beheading totally our military because of sex scandal could harmed our force. I can understand for Gen. Petraeus(CIA Director)but Allen again!!!! Huumm!! Who will be the next after Allen ?? A disciplinary punishment for him may fit than another resignation.Tell the Pentagon to put the country first.

    November 13, 2012 at 7:35 am |
  3. Chris

    Tom Ricks DID NOT say "He (Petraeus) could have bought bought his wife a piece of jewelry and tried to make amends." UGH!!

    November 12, 2012 at 6:19 pm |
  4. Josie from SF Bay Area

    Wolf, I usually appreciate your interviewing style but I wish you would have let Mr. Fuentes continue explaining the the start of the FBI investigation of the "Petraeus" story. I was interested and you cut him off and "jumped" to a discussion of Petraeus, I get you were trying to move the discussion along to the "why we're interested" but now I don't know why this started and how Petaeus' name came up to begin with.

    November 12, 2012 at 6:13 pm |
  5. Bob Burns

    Wolf, every single time I give you the chance to report the news you disappoint, you are actually counter-intuitive to understanding what the news actually is.
    Case and Point:
    I'm watching your show live 10/12/2012 5:15 pm and one of our guest speakers is Tom Fuentes, former CIA employee, and you ask him "walk us through what happened with the Petraues situation" as he tries to proceed outlining step by step what led to the investigation you are interrupting him every few words and to make things worse you are saying things that are not true, he keeps replying "no" to all your wrong silly questions/accusations and yet you still keep interrupting him not even giving him a chance to finish a single sentence. This man, Tom Fuentes is a ex-cia professional who has first-hand knowledge of the facts pertaining to the Petreaues situation, you invited him on your show and even asked him the question but you refuse to let him answer, I have a DVR so I recorded it and played it over and over and still did not understand the answer(s) only because you kept interrupting him without giving him a chance to say more than 3 words at a time. Wolf, get a clue, reporting the news does not always mean every single word has to come from your mouth every 3 seconds, that is why news reporters bring expert guests on their shows to add credibility and understanding to complex situations. The news is much more important than your ego, your job is to report the news and moderate speakers. I'm going back to MSN during this nightly news hour again. The word "Blitz" fits you perfect, that is what you do when other people are speaking.

    November 12, 2012 at 5:35 pm |

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