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Former Intel Officer Doubts President's Claim About Broadwell Documents

A former head of U.S. counterintelligence is questioning President Obama’s claim there has been, so far, no evidence of any release of damaging classified information from the sex scandal that prompted David H. Petraeus to resign as CIA director last week.

The president’s carefully worded comments Wednesday “don’t square with what we know about the case,” said Michelle Van Cleave, who served in the George W. Bush administration as the nation’s top spy catcher.

FBI agents this week searched the Charlotte, N.C., home of Paula Broadwell, Mr. Petraeus‘ biographer, whose affair with him was exposed after she sent anonymous emails to another woman, accusing her of being a seductress and warning her to stay way from Mr. Petraeus.

Source: Washington Times. Read full article. (link)

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