CIA Director Petraeus Resigns

David Petraeus was sworn in as CIA director in September 2011.

 

CNN reports – CIA Director David Petraeus submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama, citing personal reasons, a U.S. government source told CNN.

The source said Petreaus admitted to an extra-marital affair.

In a statement issued Friday, he said: “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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Published in: on November 9, 2012 at 4:23 pm  Comments (2)  
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