CIA Director Resigns After Admitting To Extramarital Affair
CIA Director David “poke em” Pertraeus is finding out that what’s done in the dark always comes to light….especially when the FBI puts it on blizzy blast.
via Fox News
CIA Director David Petraeus resigned Friday after admitting to an extramarital affair — an affair with his biographer that was revealed over the course of an FBI investigation, Fox News has learned.
The FBI had been investigating an unrelated and much broader case before stumbling on the affair.
Fox News has learned that during the course of this investigation, the name of biographer Paula Broadwell came up. The FBI followed that lead and in doing so, uncovered his affair with her.
The FBI for some time was concerned that perhaps Petraeus was some sort of victim, but there has been no evidence discovered to back up such concerns. Broadwell co-wrote Petraeus’ biography, “All In.”
Petraeus met with President Obama on Thursday before submitting his letter of resignation, which the president accepted. In a message to staff, Petraeus said he asked “to be allowed” to step down.
“After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours,” the retired four-star general said. “This afternoon, the President graciously accepted my resignation.”
Who knew co-writing a biography included getting chopped down by the subject? Well, everybody knows now. SMH.
We bet the unreleased draft version of his speech probably started off like this: “I come before you to announce my resignation in light of the fact that these hoes be actin’ up…”