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GREEN: Petraeus WILL testify

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Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David H. Petraeus will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Nov. 15. After resigning from the CIA last week over revelations of an extramarital affair, Petraeus deputy Mike Morell had been slated to testify in Gen. Petraeus’s place. The timing of Gen. Petraeus’s resignation — after the election and before his scheduled testimony on the Benghazi attacks — ignited speculation that the Obama administration was seeking to silence the director. Gen. Petraeus was one of the Obama administration officials who said after the attacks that they were a spontaneous reaction to a YouTube clip.

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Anneke E. Green

Anneke E. Green

Anneke E. Green, former Deputy Editor of Op-Eds for The Washington Times, was previously a books editor for Regnery Publishing and served in the White House speechwriting office of President George W. Bush, as a leadership staff member to then-Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell, and a stint as a policy advisor and press liaison at the Administration for Children and ...

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