STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Conrad statement on Petraeus confirmation
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., released a statement after the Senate confirmed Gen. David Petraeus as the top American commander in Afghanistan.
"General Petraeus is well respected as a strong an... Posted on 6/30/10 at 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As questions swirl about the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired general and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, have been quiet about details of their relationship. However, information has emerged about the woman who received the emails from Broadwell that led to the FBI's discovery of Petraeus' indiscretion.
Adam Goldman, Anne Flaherty and Kimberly Dozier, Associated Press
, November 12, 2012
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, questioning when the retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren’t told sooner.
Adam Goldman, Associated Press
, November 12, 2012
MARJAH, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan crisscrossed the country on Saturday, making a Christmas visit to coalition troops at some of the main battle fronts in a show of appreciation and support in the tenth year of the war against the Taliban.
“General Petraeus is a military man constantly at war with the facts,” began the MoveOn.org attack ad against Gen. David Petraeus back in 2007, after he had delivered a report to Congress on the status of the war in Iraq. George W. Bush was president, and MoveOn was accusing Petraeus of “cooking the books for the White House.” The campaign asked “General Petraeus or General Betray Us?” on a full-page ad in The Washington Post.
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