NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2012
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The investigation into Gen. David Petraeus’s affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, that led to his resignation as CIA director reviewed; details given about the e-mails sent by Broadwell to Jill Kelley and questions about why the FBI didn’t inform President Obama and Congress about the investigation; footage shown of Broadwell in Afghanistan. [NBC’s Michael ISIKOFF – describes what was in the e-mails.] [Kelley’s brother David KHAWAM- defends his sister.] [October 26, BROADWELL – talks about the attack on the US consulate in Libya.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN- responds to Broadwell’s claim about the attack; talks about the investigation into Petraeus’s trip to Benghazi.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Justice Department: Pete Williams) The handling of the Petraeus case by the FBI and the Justice Department reviewed; details given about the tracking of Broadwell’s e-mail and about notification laws. [Representative Peter KING – says the FBI had an obligation to tell the president.] [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- says the FBI did the right thing.]