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Administration Said To Have Delayed Petraeus Resignation Until After Election

Still, the White House, with concurrence by the FBI and Justice Department, held off on asking for Petraeus’ resignation until after the election. His resignation occurred three days after the election, avoiding the possibility that Obama’s ill-fated appointment of Petraeus could become an issue in the election.

FBI agents on the case were aware that such a decision had been made to hold off on forcing him out until after the election and were outraged.

“The decision was made to delay the resignation apparently to avoid potential embarrassment to the president before the election,” an FBI source says. “To leave him in such a sensitive position where he was vulnerable to potential blackmail for months compromised our security and is inexcusable.”

Source: Newsmax. Read full article. (link)

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  • geo1113||

    How could anyone possibly believe that the delay was for political reasons!!!!!!!!!

  • XM||

    Who could have foreseen this development?

    And the fact that a bunch of corporations laid off people days AFTER the election, what's up with that?

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Newsmax? Why don't you just quote Hitler?

  • ||

    Why are people saying these things about the mostest transparent administration evar!!!!!!???