Petraeus resigns as CIA Director due to affair

by NW Spotlight

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that General David H. Petraeus has resigned as the CIA Director. In his resignation letter, Petraeus wrote “After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair.”

Fox News reports that “Petraeus’ wife, Holly, also works in the Obama administration, for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Post to LinkedIn Post to Reddit

Posted by at 12:49 | Posted in CIA, President Obama | 4 Comments |Email This Post Email This Post |Print This Post Print This Post
  • ardbeg

    So the top guy at the CIA doesn’t have the skill set to keep a little side action on the down low? Maybe he should resign.

    • Rupert in Springfield

      Woopsie,and so should Clinton have resigned? Major screw up guy.

Stay Tuned...

Stay up to date with the latest political news and commentary from Oregon Catalyst through daily email updates:

Prefer another subscription option? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, become a fan on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

Twitter Facebook

No Thanks (close this box)