Holder knew of Petreaus affair last summer

Fox News is reporting that Attorney General Eric Holder was made aware of the FBI investigation into the events surrounding the relationship between David Petreaus and Paula Broadwell last summer. Attorney General Eric Holder was notified in late summer that then-CIA Director David Petraeus' name had surfaced in the FBI probe that ultimately uncovered Petraeus' affair, raising questions about whether Holder would have -- or should have -- informed President Obama.  According to the administration's version of events, the president did not find out about the situation until last Thursday. At the time that Holder was notified, months earlier, many details were still unknown. Petraeus himself was not interviewed until the fall. And according to one source, it is long-standing FBI policy for the FBI not to brief Congress or the White House in the middle of a criminal probe that does not involve a security threat.  However, several lawmakers and other officials say the...(Read Full Post)

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