Skip to comments.Was David Petraeus Blackmailed By His Own Government?
Posted on 11/12/2012 4:48:03 PM PST by raptor22
Petraeus Scandal: An affair that was known to the FBI for months and kept from congressional oversight committees might explain his complicity in a false narrative of the Benghazi terrorist attack and the order to "stand down."
The addition of sex to Benghazigate adds a dimension sure to keep the scandal going and one that does indeed make Watergate seem like a third-rate burglary. The affair admitted to by Gen. David Petraeus, now our former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, might have attached blackmail or the potential for blackmail to a scandal we have already called a case of criminal negligence.
But blackmail by whom?
Petraeus isn't the first general to have an affair while in uniform. But as CIA director, Petraeus' knowledge of the nation's secrets was unparalleled, as was his knowledge of what happened and when regarding the assault on our consulate in Libya.
The timing of his resignation is most curious just days after the presidential election and days before he was scheduled to testify before Congress, under oath, regarding the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell is expected to testify in his place. But lawmakers want to hear from Petraeus, and so do we.
As we've noted, just two days after the attack on our Benghazi consulate, representatives of the FBI and National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) gave Capitol Hill briefings in which they said the evidence supported an al-Qaida or al-Qaida-affiliated attack.
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She’s not guilty..
NOTHING will be withheld
But he sure is!
You can play hoops with that melon.
This whole story stinks to high heaven
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Of course.....and he may just deserve it....he went native, and is paying the price.
The question is; will he ask our forgiveness and testify against the Kenyan?
i wonder if john robert was also blackmailed in supporting obamacare
Yes....John Roberts was being blackmailed because his 2 adop[ted kids came from Ireland and not TOTALLY LEGAL from many stories.
It’s kinda hard to be blackmailed unless you’re breaking the law.
Of course he was being blackmailed by Obama to toe the video lies,
or worse, create them from the CIA. What else explains his lies to congress.
And speaking of congress, why didn’t Cantor refer the tip to the appropriate
Congressional committees? After all Cantor thought it was credible enough
To report it to the FBI. Did Bonehead know about this tip, as well?
Cantor had an obligation to refer this tip to his committees. And let his
Committees decide what to do with the tip.
All Cantor did was pass the buck.
a meteoric fall from grace
My husband said the same tonight. It seems we are seeing quite a few people doing and saying things out of character which seem to help Obama.
These are Chicago thugs running this country. Blackmail to them would be business as usual.
Seems like right after Freepers put some pieces together, VOILA there's their next story....what's that called now? Oh yeah! Plagiarism...
Of course he was being blackmailed. That’s how that corrupt gang does things. I wouldn’t be surprised if little miss Broadbottom was intentionally dangled in front of Gen Petraeus - that’s how the old honey trap works.
Then when he resigned, rather than testify per their false script, they start the rumors going that Holder’s considering pressing charges. The corruption never ends in Obamaland.
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