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-- just sitting in Washington late today CIA director David Petraeus abruptly resigning after admitting to an extramarital affair and tonight.
We now know the affairs with his biographer Paul abroad well.
That's bad but it's even worse the resignation comes just days before General Petraeus was set to testify at congressional experience on Libya.
Coincidence concentrate -- joins us good evening sir.
Good evening how -- you.
-- -- -- Freshman litany of fair bidding for the most part it's -- -- I'm trying to some separate this out it really isn't that matter for good job Petraeus and his wife.
But there is there in some parts of it that do have serve an implication.
One is whether or not it's a security breach and that it should have been picked up and turned -- -- the house Intel committee.
And whether or not that could ever be used as blackmail.
Against him -- -- -- -- even so mourners slowly is an assistant US attorney has to undergo background check in -- ask a series of very invasive questions and you're expected to tell the truth.
And they're under penalty of perjury in -- asked those questions are you can't be blackmailed.
Or extorted so you can.
Increase that by an exponential factor when you're talking about the head of the CIA.
So while would expect Mike Rogers would have -- -- known that information and he would have like -- known it in a timely fashion.
But I'll tell you this go to the fact and I do lament the personal ramifications but the fact.
-- who resigned and had an affair has nothing to do with whether or not he's going to be -- -- to congress.
I hope we don't have to subpoena a four star general in the former CIA director hoping it would -- voluntarily.
But but if he won't he will be subpoenaed and none of what happened has happened today is a defense to a subpoena.
I would you agreement there is no -- security problem or even a black male problem if for instance his wife knew about it.
And he had told the FBI or the CI am ever conducted -- so that he was not an -- sort of vulnerable to any serve outside someone's coming in trying to influence and -- you agree -- that.
It could be a way that that's a very fact intensive -- it may be -- -- wife knew what his mother didn't.
It may be his wife knew -- his kids didn't.
And I suspect that with men like General Petraeus were water.
It is losing your life is secondary to losing your honor so.
The fact that your wife -- something doesn't necessarily get you off the hook in terms of losing your honor.
Now getting back to Ben Ghazi.
He is is he an essential part of this in -- that -- discredit timeline I -- have trouble with the fact that his.
I mean I don't know what happened between the time the CIA station chief in Libya said that it was essentially -- terrorism group.
Out terrorist or militant group.
And the time he went to Capitol Hill I don't know where in the world this video came up with but -- do you expect that he will testify and explain that.
He's gonna have to he's either a witness -- our case in chief.
Well or he's going to be a rebuttal witness after Susan Rice and others blame him for their failure of intelligence and failure of information.
So it took to put -- back in a courtroom is it going to be one of our witnesses -- our case in chief.
Or we're gonna wait until someone else invokes his -- -- blames him and then he'll be a rebuttal witness.
But there's no way we can get to the bottom of the Gaza you what -- David Petraeus.
-- while he may not be around next week because he's got personal matters the week after that and the week after that -- we go after that did.
This excuse will -- run stale.
For the unanswered question tonight is what provoked.
The resignation or what provoked little -- with someone going public who ended.
Was AL with their problem.
Or was it -- guys see it needed -- test -- -- we don't know tonight what serve provoked the confession which then resulted in the resignation is that that's that's certainly that's also missing piece of information tonight.
Well good that the questions are a lot better than the answers at this point but as your previous guess we're talking -- thought about a book -- Gordan Sobieski crime and punishment.
Sometimes it's just guilt.
There's no other explanation bigger than guilt I don't know David Petraeus us up beside him at a dinner one job at -- hardly hardly know him I don't know what the motivation was.
I do know this probably will find it out -- -- he's not going anywhere despite the fact.
That that most of the members of the so called mainstream media have ignored it so four in a perverse way.
The fact that we now have a salacious component to it there's -- me that they're guaranteed to congress so we're going to find out what happened to those four murdered Americans.
One way or another.
Well I think that them at least most of people I talked to would really like to know and it's gotten you know more bizarre as the days of march -- with the different stories incomplete information and and all the information before I greatly appreciated -- thank you sir.
Thank you ma'am.
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