Infrequency of Trump's intel briefings raises concern

Nov 30, 2016

Infrequency of Trump's intel briefings raises concern

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday received only his third top-secret intelligence briefing since his election four weeks ago. The relatively few briefings stand in contrast with Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who is getting nearly daily briefings. That suggests that Trump is looking to Pence ...

Pentagon probing leak linked to Petraeus affair

Nov 29, 2016

Pentagon probing leak linked to Petraeus affair

The Defense Department is conducting a new leaks investigation related to the sex scandal that led to the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus, The Associated Press confirmed Monday, the same day Petraeus was meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in New York. Petraeus, ...

Nov 23, 2016

Petraeus indicates would serve Trump if asked

Retired U.S. Gen. David Petraeus indicated on Wednesday that he would say “yes” if President-elect Donald Trump asked him to serve in his administration, according to an interview on Britain’s BBC Radio 4. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Petraeus, who resigned as ...

Petraeus fined $100,000, gets two years of probation for military leak

Apr 24, 2015

Petraeus fined $100,000, gets two years of probation for military leak

Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday to two years’ probation and fined $100,000 for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. The sentencing came two months after ...

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to plead guilty, admits giving mistress secrets

Mar 4, 2015

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to plead guilty, admits giving mistress secrets

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified information, with the retired four-star general admitting to giving eight “black books” full of such data to a military mistress who was writing his biography. Petraeus, 62, will plead guilty to ...