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Coming in this morning with this Fox News alert and we are getting new details now.
In the scandal that ended the career of CIA director David Petraeus the FBI is now investigating.
Whether the generals mistress -- abroad well may have revealed classified information information she only had because of her relationship with the general.
That is a questioner asking a good morning everybody I'm Martha -- here in America's news -- -- The good morning I'm Gregg Jarrett in for Bill Hemmer.
That's classified information may also contradict.
Information and General Petraeus gave -- congress just days later that was Nader joins us live now with this report.
Washington good morning good morning guys and -- and a very basic level this is of course the story of an affair between General David Petraeus and his biographer Paul abroad well but.
He gets very complicated very quickly and there may be some national security questions involved here including that ongoing investigation.
Into the attack on the US consulate in Ben Ghazi Libya on September 11 now there's little question.
The Paul abroad well -- had pretty prime access to one of the key players involved in fact she made a number of public appearances to talk about that.
One of them was at the University of Denver for all the modern last month where she spoke about the -- Ghazi attack.
This came just -- fox was learning that the CIA teams there had asked for help but they were denied now here's what she said.
I don't know a lot of you've heard this but BCA -- had actually.
Had taken a couple of Libyan militia members prisoner.
And and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try to get these prisoners back so that it's still being vetted.
Now that would seemingly contradicts what we heard over and over again from the Obama administration that the attack initially anyway that the attack in Libya.
But the result of anger of an -- over an anti Muslim film -- the United States so what information.
Was -- well actually privy to.
That is something that isn't quite clear yet know we're also this morning learning more about how all of this came to light and it involves not just these two people.
But this woman as well.
This is Jill Kelly she is not romantically linked to General Petraeus but she is described.
As a Petraeus family friend now apparently she began receiving were described as harassing emails anonymously she contacted the FBI.
The FBI traced those emails backed broad well.
Those emails -- -- traced to -- than other emails have been traced to a General Petraeus and finally.
While a number of lawmakers here on Capitol Hill have complained about being left in the dark in all of this.
One of them house majority leader -- cancer there was actually told about this he says he was tipped off by an FBI employee a couple of weeks ago.
He then followed up with the NF BI to make sure the investigation was ongoing ever going to hear a lot more about this -- the course of the week remember initially.
General David Petraeus himself was supposed to testify about the -- -- attack in front of a couple of -- committees in congress.
Closed door meetings now he will not be there and instead this guy will this is Michael -- he is the new acting director.
Of the CIA.
Back to US -- and that.
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