In Petraeus scandal, Congress concerned about DOJ's information-sharing

, The National Law Journal

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The political fallout from the resignation of Central Intelligence Agency director David Petraeus has reached Capitol Hill, where scrutiny of Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.'s actions will prompt discussion about when he should share investigative information about high-level administration officials, former DOJ and White House officials say.

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  • M. S.

    It is totally naive to think that Obama did not know about this. Holder almost certainly told Obama about it, but perhaps not "officially".

  • M. Alexander

    I just hope that this does not degenerate into another "lets get Eric Holder" case rather than looking at the actual issues involved. The President was involved in getting re-elected, they were still gathering information between the FBI and CIA and Justice, which for once actually were communicating with each other. I see no problem in waiting until you have all the data, rather than speculative information. Perhaps the inaccurate data from Benghazi is why now, they wait to tell the President, since the POTUS appears to not be allowed to issue ANY misinformation he receives without screams of incompetence or an attempted cover-up.
    I think the whole affair and its unraveling has to be handled carefully due to National Security concerns. It's just sad that people cannot keep their vows.

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