Intel officials unable to say who changed CIA talking points on Libya, lawmaker says | Fox News

Former CIA Director David Petraeus stoked the controversy over the Obama administration’s handling of the Libya terror attack, testifying Friday that references to “Al Qaeda involvement” were stripped from his agency’s original talking points — while other intelligence officials were unable to say who changed the memo, according to a top lawmaker who was briefed. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., told Fox News that intelligence officials who testified in a closed-door hearing a day earlier, including Continue Reading →

David Petraeus: CIA believed Benghazi was a terrorist attack – Seung Min Kim – POLITICO.com

Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified Friday that the CIA believes the Benghazi attacks were conducted by terrorists, not a spontaneous demonstration, according to lawmakers who provided accounts of the closed hearing before Congress.Appearing on Capitol Hill for the first time since the scandal that ended his career at the intelligence agency, Petraeus tried to explain the discrepancy in Obama administration officials’ initial public statements about the cause of the attacks. Read more . . Continue Reading →

Intel officials unable to say who changed CIA talking points on Libya, lawmaker says | Fox News

Former CIA Director David Petraeus stoked the controversy over the Obama administration’s handling of the Libya terror attack, testifying Friday that references to “Al Qaeda involvement” were stripped from his agency’s original talking points — while other intelligence officials were unable to say who changed the memo, according to a top lawmaker who was briefed. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., told Fox News that intelligence officials who testified in a closed-door hearing a day earlier, including Continue Reading →

Libya timeline suggests cover-up in attack – Washington Times#pagebreak

The Obama administration’s public versions of events in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya have been riddled with discrepancies, starting soon after the American dead and survivors left behind a charred diplomatic compound and bullet-scarred CIA building in Benghazi.The administration’s inconsistencies go beyond its false assertion for days afterward that a made-in-America anti-Muslim video spurred “spontaneous” Sept. 11 assaults in which U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, his information officer and two former Navy Continue Reading →

What President Obama Did Not Say – Truth and Charity Forum

In his re-election speech, President Obama, amidst enthusiastic cheers, made the following declaration to his audience and to all America: I believe we can keep the promise of our founders, the idea that if you’re willing to work hard, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where you love. It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American or Continue Reading →

Petraeus to testify behind closed doors on Benghazi Friday – CBS News

Gen. David Petraeus will testify before a House Committee on the Libya embassy attack Friday morning, despite the ongoing FBI investigation into an extramarital affair that led to his resignation as director of the CIA. The hearing to be held by the House Intelligence Committee is closed to the public and the media. Petraeus is expected to answer questions about the CIA’s knowledge and handling of the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that Continue Reading →

Senators call for special committee to probe Libya, as Petraeus agrees to testify | Fox News

On the heels of David Petraeus agreeing to testify on the Libya terror attack, Republican senators on Wednesday stepped up their call to empanel a “select committee” to investigate the tragedy — as they raised concern that the administration’s internal review would fall short. “Let me be clear: there is no credibility among most of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue,” Continue Reading →

Heat’s on President Obama as collateral damage from Gen. David Petraeus’ two-timing hits Gen. John Allen – NY Daily News

The Pentagon has reason to be concerned. President Obama last year with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Gen. David Petraeus and Gen. John Allen. The seedy scandal surrounding Gen. David Petraeus has now imperiled his successor as commander in Afghanistan, given the U.S. military a black eye and embarrassed America on the world stage. The fallout from the shenanigans has also left President Obama with a huge headache as he tries to pull American forces out Continue Reading →

President Obama Is The Luckiest President In History

I can’t help but believe the title to this post is so true. President Obama really is the luckiest President in the history of America. Imagine, if you will, what the reaction would have been if the scandal over CIA Director David Petraeus’s affair with Paula Broadwell had broken before the election. What if the scandal had already emerged to show the involvement of General John Allen’s involvement with Jill Kelley? If certain sources are Continue Reading →

Holder, Mueller face mounting questions on why Petraeus probe kept under wraps | Fox News

Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller are facing mounting questions over why they neglected to tell the rest of the Obama administration about the investigation into David Petraeus until Election Day, with one top lawmaker now demanding an explanation. The FBI apparently was sitting in two inquiries. One involved the extramarital affair uncovered between Petraeus and biographer Paula Broadwell. The other involved “inappropriate communications” between lead commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Allen Continue Reading →

Shock and phwoar! US military rocked by spreading scandal – Americas – World – The Independent

The sex scandal that has already cost David Petraeus his job as Director of the CIA widened yesterday with confirmation that the Pentagon is investigating “inappropriate communications” between General John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, and a woman involved in the case. The FBI said it had notified the Pentagon on Sunday that General Allen was the source of between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of documents sent, mostly by email, to 37-year-old Jill Continue Reading →

The American Spectator : Covering Up Petraeus

Monday What pitiful pikers Haldeman and Ehrlichman, John Mitchell, Howard Hunt, Chuck Colson, and Richard M. Nixon were when it comes to cover-ups. They didn’t even start to know how to cover up a crime. For that you have to go to true experts like the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, and the head of the FBI, Robert Mueller. These men, in possession of undisputed evidence that General Petraeus had lied to Continue Reading →