How did Jill Kelley become center of CIA scandal?
Tampa socialite pushes political boundaries
- Duration 5:19
- Date Nov 19, 2012
Tampa socialite pushes political boundaries
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-- -- Talk about what -- get diplomatic.
Protection about the well.
Tampa socialite Jill Kelly the other other woman in the middle of the -- affair that brought down CIA director David Petraeus continues to push political buttons as new email sent directly to Tampa mayor Bob -- corn -- This one shortly before 6 AM Wednesday.
Bob Hope all is well my kids are scared and need their home back.
These are communities where you know power -- speaks to power in the next thing you know you've got these these wealthy socialites that are now in the elder.
Perspective better halves.
Very close with the other power sector in this community and that would be the the leadership out of MacDill Air Force Base frank will go is the former naval intelligence officer who served under General Petraeus and lives in the Tampa area.
Where he hosts his own radio ship.
How does a woman with no security clearance get on escorted full access into these things that's that's because of the work she had done -- the in the military community.
-- certainly relationship she had developed to you know with top global commanders here that is not the norm.
Trust me I have brought people through the big gate at MacDill Air Force Base on many occasions.
It's not an easy thing to do.
Relationships potent enough to get the sassy socialite to the White House three times this ball.
At the invitation of a mid level White House -- she'd met in Tampa where she also convinced generals Petraeus and marine general John Allen to send reference letters.
For her twin sister Natalie.
Attesting to Natalie is mothering skills in a custody dispute.
-- before Jill -- special access to the Tampa military base was revoked.
She and Natalie rubbed at -- shoulders with other top brass and politicians.
Like Marco Rubio and former governor Charlie Crist.
You know the -- family -- not well but I know.
You -- Natalie you know mom some reports it's now.
Jill notoriously stayed in touch with general Allen after he left Tampa to assume command of all our forces in Afghanistan.
General Allen now has to explain.
Nearly 20000 pages of emails what the -- mrs.
Kelly some described as explicitly sexual in nature.
And while the exact nature of her relationship with general Allen and Petraeus is in dispute.
The emerging scandal -- -- in general Allen's nomination as supreme allied commander in Europe.
Kind of something like this happen I mean isn't this celebrity status of these generals enjoy that makes them susceptible to the inappropriate behavior.
You and her -- to have been to these deployed areas abroad.
When people disengage from home life here in the US in the -- he's deployed areas.
-- see it sort of apparel reality and everything switches all let's not forget a lot of them are.
Our men who were of a certain age ever know maybe in there early fifties to to early sixties.
Hit it and they are vulnerable and susceptible like Coleman or star generals Petraeus and Allen are just the highest in -- to get snagged in sex scandals.
Another notorious current case involves one star general Jeffrey Sinclair 82 airborne commander.
-- meant that adding on -- word sexual relation relations with junior officers.
Com and you know putting them under tremendous pressure.
And to do walls all kinds of unbecoming things that we think these scandals will affect morale.
Convincing you're about -- young troopers who -- -- 181920.
Video hormones are flowing these are young troops they are deployed together male and female together and in many circumstances now.
And they look to their most senior officers and this is what they see it it makes everybody's.
I'm shocked pregnant is not more of this given the real of a sexual integration of the armed forces now women are everywhere they are everywhere but.
You know something that frank points -- there's over 550.
This is this represents about 1%.
The be fighting force of these leaders so it's really it's a small percentage.
Our pal general -- -- really in a jam -- -- in the jamming he's accused not only the three year affair but also.
-- -- -- -- Lower officers descended nude photos and not general Sinclair the commander of the eighty -- right now but what's -- -- is his wife Rebecca is defending she wrote an op Ed.
And the Washington Post saying that.
And while she admits to the -- he says that a lot of these charges are trumped up.
And she points to the difficulties of military families.
In this ten year long war -- just point out to the fact that General Petraeus swears to his best friends that he did not start this affair with -- abroad well in Afghanistan but only when he became a civilian here and that's -- I'm starting to believe that Jill Kelly did not have a romantic affair with that David Petraeus at least I don't know about John Allen.
Well you don't know I mean we don't know it's -- -- 22.
-- 30000 pages of emailing I know it's sexually explicit name some of -- -- -- upper Middle East meets xxx yeah I pictured.