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CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Cites Extra-Marital Affair; Includes His Statement

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Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus has resigned, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News reported. Mike Morrell, the deputy CIA director and a long time CIA officer, will likely be offered the job as acting director Petraeus issued a statement announcing his resignation, saying, '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. This afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resignation.'

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Petreaus betrayed us, or at least he betrayed his ... by Don Smith on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:26:44 PM
Notice how the article ends by saying Petraeus wil... by Mark Oetting on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:59:32 PM
In the 1950's the rightful owners of farmland, foo... by Steven G. Erickson on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 5:50:17 PM
Absolutely RIGHT, In their continuous war policy(m... by jean labrek on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 7:34:21 PM
I always figured there was a bigger chance of Petr... by Mort Persky on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 12:11:10 AM
This in an obvious lie.  Extra marital affair... by Textynn N on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 6:41:56 PM
...If I had to guess, I would say he is taking the... by Sheila Samples on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 7:38:57 PM
And all is fair in love and war, etc. etc.... by Sister Begonia on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:56:25 PM
Yes, and Shure knew that CIA-NED criminal fomented... by jean labrek on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 7:53:25 PM
To me this sounds more like BetrayUs/Petraus (A Re... by E. T. SIMON on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 6:31:26 PM
Agreed.  But he better pay his taxes on his w... by Sister Begonia on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 11:00:45 PM
We live in a world where powerful people are known... by Textynn N on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 6:39:22 PM
the affair to be called  ' poor judgment'&nbs... by Mark Sashine on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 6:55:50 PM
What is this Mike Morrel (probably installed by th... by jean labrek on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 7:16:57 PM
that the whole thing centers about the lady who wa... by Mary Pitt on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 8:23:52 PM
Interesting hypothesis ... but aren't pundits and ... by E. T. SIMON on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 3:44:22 AM
Looks to me like the makings of a huge internecine... by Peter Duveen on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 9:53:13 PM
It is customary for all Cabinet officials to tende... by Mary Pitt on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:35:11 PM
By more aggressive Wall Street types that even Bus... by Sister Begonia on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:57:32 PM
Good bye and good riddance. And don't let the doo... by Sister Begonia on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:53:39 PM
Sister Begonia, Wow! Such language coming from a n... by E. T. SIMON on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 3:47:12 AM
nor is "she" a sister.  She is a he whom I ha... by Mary Pitt on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 11:24:28 AM
I wondered about that Mary ...I hope you noticed t... by E. T. SIMON on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 12:56:43 PM
I gave up any alias long ago.  I'm an old lad... by Mary Pitt on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 2:24:18 PM
Mary, I never said that Sister Begonia is your cov... by E. T. SIMON on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 6:38:49 PM
  'Informed' citizens want to know.  ... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 6:35:23 AM
The "prime suspect" is not there and all there is ... by Mary Pitt on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 11:29:25 AM
Obama is a master of putting out something controv... by Gail Harrison on Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 1:36:56 PM
This could be nothing more than Petraeus, caught c... by Gustav Wynn on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 5:33:56 PM