Tuesday, November 13, 2012

House Majority Leader Cantor Knew of Petraeus Affair Two Weeks Ago



This is why Eric Cantor isn’t worth a wad of spit.  Do you really think he could’ve used this information for the GOPs political advantage?


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was told of the David Petraeus' affair with biographer Paula Broadwell almost two weeks before the former CIA director resigned his post, ABC News reports.

A senior Cantor aide told the network that the Virginia congressman was told about the investigation and affair by an FBI agent Oct. 27 by phone. Cantor asked his staff to pass along the information to FBI Chief Robert Mueller, speaking to no one else about it, the source  told ABC.

Cantor believed the FBI agent was believable but had never met him, so he did not feel there was a need to pass along the information to his fellow House leaders

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