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CIA / Petraeus Resignation #1033748

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The background to and fallout from the sudden resignation of CIA director Gen. David Petraeus due to an extramarital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell featured; details given about the FBI investigation into e-mails that led to the scandal and why he resigned. [NBC analyst retired Col. Jack JACOBS†- comments on the FBI investigation.] [In a speech, BROADWELL - speaks about her access to Petraeus.] [Representative Peter KING - suggests there was no criminal activity.] [National security expert David IGNATIUS†- cites his early problems at the CIA.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; White House: Kristen Welker) How and when the White House learned about the Petraeus affair reviewed; timeline outlined on screen; details given about successor long-time CIA staffer Michael Morell, who will handle the Libya hearings.

Holt, Lester;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Welker, Kristen

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