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Topic - Jill Kelley
The Justice Department has asked for 30 more days to respond to a breach of privacy lawsuit brought against the government by Florida socialite Jill Kelley, whose complaints about harassing emails last year led to the exposure of former CIA Director David H. Petraeus' extramarital affair with his biographer.
The Florida socialite at the heart of the adultery scandal that tainted retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, has filed a lawsuit against the government, claiming she was libeled.
The White House is moving forward with Gen. John Allen's nomination to become commander of NATO forces in Europe after the Pentagon cleared him of any wrongdoing in exchanging emails with a Florida woman linked to the sex scandal that brought down David Petraeus and forced him to resign as CIA director.
Marine Gen. John Allen’s nomination to become the next commander of NATO had been postponed pending the outcome of an investigation into allegedly inappropriate emails between him and a married socialite. His exoneration clears the way for him to be confirmed as the alliance's next top leader.
A Pentagon probe has absolved Gen. John Allen of professional misconduct in exchanging inappropriate emails with the same Florida socialite, Jill Kelley, involved in the scandal prompting former CIA director David H. Petraeus to resign.
It's official: From presidential campaign politics to a world gone "Gangnam Style," 2012 was the most dubious year yet.
The woman whose adultery with CIA Director David H. Petraeus forced his resignation will not face any charges in the cyberstalking case that led to the disclosure of the affair, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is to deliver to the president by Saturday a review of the Pentagon's ethics policies for senior officers in the wake of several recent scandals involving high-ranking military officials.
President Barack Obama made a media splash four years ago when he became the first president to declare he would publicly release the names of people who came to visit the White House, whether for official business or pleasure.
Paula Broadwell, whose extramarital affair with CIA chief David Petraeus led to his resignation, is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout.
The way the FBI responded to Jill Kelley's complaint about receiving harassing emails, which ultimately unraveled or scarred the careers of ex-CIA Director David N. Petraeus and Marine Gen. John Allen, is the exception, not the rule.
David H. Petraeus is a genuine American hero, a man of great intellect and proven integrity, which makes the four-star general's sudden resignation for adultery very curious.
Their close ties to the military community giving them unusual access to top generals, Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley even visited the White House on separate and apparently unrelated occasions before a sex scandal brought down former CIA Director David Petraeus.
In a closed congressional hearing Friday, former Director of Central Intelligence David H. Petraeus told lawmakers that references to al Qaeda involvement in the deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were stripped from the agency's talking points.
Mr. Petraeus' affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, was exposed after Ms. Kelley complained to the FBI about anonymous emails she had received that warned her to stay away from Mr. Petraeus.
— After news crews came to the home of Jill Kelley, the Tampa, Fla., socialite and associate of Mr. Petraeus, she called an emergency dispatcher and said "I'm an honorary consul general, so I have inviolability."