Democrat Sen. Diane Feinstein has said she wishes President Obama had not accepted the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus as head of the CIA today. Petraeus resigned today, citing an “extramarital affair” as the reason why:
POLITICO:. . . Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Intelligence Committee, said she wished President Barack Obama hadn’t accepted Petraeus’s resignation, but she understood the decision. “At CIA, Director Petraeus gave the agency leadership, stature, prestige and credibility both at home and abroad,” Feinstein said in a statement. “On a personal level, I found his command of intelligence issues second to none.” . . . Read More
I have to say I don’t think you can fault President Obama for accepting Petraeus’ resignation. But I do think Petraeus should be subpoenaed to testify to the Congressional Committee looking into the Benghazi Scandal. At this point, Petraeus is reportedly choosing not to testify next week since he is no longer CIA Director.