BREAKING: David Petraeus Agrees to Testify Voluntarily on Benghazi Scandal

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify before Congressional committees.
A source close Petraeus said the former director has contacted the CIA and committees telling them he would testify voluntarily.

FOX News reported:

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees, Fox News has learned.

Prior to his abrupt resignation last week, Petraeus had been scheduled to testify this Thursday on the burgeoning controversy over the Libya terror attack.

This could get interesting.
Maybe the good general will come clean on the scandal this time?

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  • Granny

    Nothing left to lose now – might as well tell what he knows. Truthfully this time.

  • Blackmail FAIL… what now, Dear Leader?

    Patraeus in a position to save his country yet again…

  • luckyone

    I think he lied about the movie the first time because he was being blackmailed by Obama. Now, he can take the fifth or maybe he will lie again. How can he be trusted?

  • donh

    Now look for some Obama spokesman to make a double speak death threat….Some reporter named Vince will ask Jay Carney a question , and he will answer …

    ” Vince we need to Foster cooperation and park our differences so we can bury any unanswered questions . ”

    Its how satanic progressives get their message across.

  • pink tie Republican

    Petraeus is one of THEM now. Don’t expect any truth from him. He has been co-opted.

  • snap boy

    I do not believe his testimony can be believed. He’s lied in the past and so cannot be trusted in the future.

  • lizzy84

    Announced before oBama’s press conference…very interesting.

  • Sasja

    This regime sought to discredit Patraeus. Done. Now no one will believe anything he testifies to during the hearing. Unless he has corroborating hard evidence. At which point I would caution him to watch his back. These people play for keeps.

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  • Kissmygrits

    Hope they make sure he understands that being under oath means he should tell the truth this time. Since he’s no longer a spook, being forthcoming should be easier for him. Confession is good for the soul, general.

  • SeniorD

    I’d like to think someone like David Patraeus would blow the Obama Regime out of the water. If news reports (see: are true, Dear Leader deliverately tossed him under the bus. Now, as a civilian, David Patraeus is not bound by the UCMJ.

  • DavidC

    I think he is dying to testify. Here’s hoping they get everyone else on the record before he comes forward. I disagree with the narrative that he was forced out. I think he was being pressured/extorted/blackmailed by Obama. He succumbed after the 9/11 attack and testified to the mob/video thing. I think Obama was pressuring him again for the upcoming testimony this week. I think this time around, Petraeus had enough. He resigned and went public with the affair at the same time.

    Perhaps it is wishful thinking, but I think he can’t wait to tell the truth and get it off his chest.

  • bear

    It’s a guarantee that they have more on Patraeus and are holding it over his head.

    “Just a few more lies to protect the obamster and your youngest daughter/granddaughter/niece makes it safely home from school/mall next week… about it?”

    “Or maybe we could send your favorite relative on a vacation to the most convenient muslim prison…..hmmm?”

    There’ll be no truth from this government on any subject for at least the next 4 years.

  • valerie

    Here’s the background on this story, at the Jawa Report

  • lizzy84

    Krauthammer is on the Petraeus/Benghazi trail….. and he’s right on target – Dead Center Mass.

    via last refuge.

  • snap boy

    We’ll see how much of a patriot Petraeus is; personally I have my doubts. But maybe he was forced to join the Obama administration rather than have his affair exposed 2 years ago?

  • Big Al

    how much ya wanna bet he totally covers the regime’s ass? The truth will never come out about Bengazi because neither the press nor the repubs have the balls to do what needs to be done.

  • MVH

    It’s tough to see what’s really going on.

    If the sword if Obamacles is still hanging over the general’s head, he might clam up as some have suggested. If not, may he squawk like a parrot and repeat the whole truth. Ain’t no time for pretty canary song.

    All this “the Preezy didn’t know” talk is getting too d**n old! Either he’s the POTUS or a puppet. He can’t have it both ways.

    A slick political thug like him didn’t rise up without being aware of what and who will tarnish his self image, and possibly get in the way of his goals. He’s equipped with a praetorian guard headed by that Rasputin, Axelrod, so there’s nothing Obama doesn’t “know.”

  • MJ

    NO WONDER MM is scared to death of Jay S.

    We will work DAY AND NIGHT AND THEN SOME, MM, to impeach YOUR dictator for TREASON.

  • donh

    Patraeus has already blatantly lied before Congress . He didn’t want to lie again but Congress wasn’t letting him walk, so we will get a rinse and repeat lie…..

    If Petraeus does start to open up and confess the wrong things damaging to Obama , he will suddenly collapse unconscious…..There is probably a subliminal trigger word like ” lemon juice ” that was embedded deep in his brain long ago by a hypnotist that once uttered by a staffer seated behind him he falls into an unconscious deep sleep trance.

  • bigL

    I think #16 Snap boy has the idea.Petraeus had to take the job and be shelved.

    Say did you see the story that Paula Broadwell’s D.L.was found in a park in D.C.?
    It was the same park-Rock Creek Park-where that poor girl was killed by the illegal alien.
    I am not bringing up her name but she was having an affair with a congressman, who also had nothing to do with her death.
    Still weird that it was the same park and was someone using herstolen ID to get info from whomever?

  • myohmy

    Maybe that’s why the FBI are rushing to confiscate all Broadwell computer files to erase incriminating evidences against the administration. Conspiracy run amok.

  • rabble-rouser

    Obama should be impeached for several things including Fast n Furious, Benghazi, & Ft Hood, but will Congress impeach the fist black president? Oh hell no! too scared of the racist card.

  • Time
  • Buzzy

    I’m so glad to see that so many here drank the Obama kool-aid. The Obama admin. set out to discredit Petreaus even before he opens his mouth, and have unfortunately quite successfully infiltrated so many minds that the guy can never be trusted. Don’t believe a word he says.

    If Petreaus testifies that he made the calls to get a rescue team together, but Obama and Clinton and Panetta said no because they didn’t want to offend the islamists, so demanded a stand down order, will you believe him. If Petreaus says that yes they were gathering rebel weapons, and were sending them to Syria, will you not believe him. If Petreaus says that he has documents and other evidence proving that Clinton refused to send the necessary security to Libya, will you not believe him. Are you all ready to not believe a word he says, even if he has proof and evidence of what he is saying?

    I’m very curious about what documents the Obama FBI took from Broadwell’s house. Did both she and Petreaus know that the Obama admin. was going to throw him, and the entire CIA under the bus? Don’t forget, blackmail can go both ways. Petreaus didn’t earn those four stars by being dumb. While the WH may have held the Petreaus affair over his head, Petreaus may have documentary evidence proving treason against Obama and others in his administration.

    I promise this charade is not over by a long shot.

  • dunce

    No doubt he has had a visit from someone in the DOJ threatening him with prosecution if he reveals anything “they” determine is classified information. No emails that might be construed as obstruction of justice.

  • Multitude

    Duty. Honor. Country. Respect your country, General and represent the oath you took as a member of the Long Gray Line. This is a chapter to be recorded in history: when you tried to act to refuse to abandon your fallen men and the coward Obama hid under his desk and whined to cut snd run so he could be reelected, you were confronted with a disgusting coward as a commander. Unlike the fictional Caine Mutiny, you obeyed the Commander in Chief’s orders much to your personal disgust.

    But niw is the trial where you must disclose all and let this Benedict Arnold pay the price for his placing hos own political career above our soldiers, agents and honorable women and men placed in harms way. Should you fail to do so, a military commander or agency director can never again expect to be able to maintain the integrity of our services, as no assurance will be there that those put at risk will have a country that has their back.

  • Marcy

    He’ll testify voluntarily….but will he tell the truth?

  • Earl P. Holt III

    This will be an opportunity for a true hero and patriot (who has made egregious errors of judgement) to rehabilitate his reputation, and expose the machinations of the communist party which now controls the White House…

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Maybe the good general will come clean on the scandal this time?

    It would behoove the Republican committee members to have their questions in order, and to be sure to ask, and demand answers to, ALL of them.

  • bg



    he called him David Betray us..

    and it was not a slip..

    id o it..


  • bg



    Where Are The Lawyers?

    [Ask yourself who in Republican leadership is speaking out about
    election fraud even on a tangential level compared to that of those
    individuals and groups advancing same. Ask yourself why that is.]

    they’re all in bed together..

    that’s why they are arranging by hook or by crook for great
    Americans the likes of an Allen West to be “disappeared”..

  • bg


    November 14, 2012

    Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom

    [I keep thinking about that “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom,” song because of the Petraeus/Holder/Obama super scandal that is sweeping the nation’s capital. And the nation. “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom,” it just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

    “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom,” the DCI has been telling big time lies by omission, has been doing spycraft Internet games with his mistress, using Gmail, again, which my computer pals tell me a ten year old can hack, leaving sexually explicit messages for her in a draft file that they can both access. And we are supposed to believe he’s known her for eight years and this affair just started a year ago? When they were together in Kabul for long periods away from her hubby and his loyal wife? Are you kidding me? And ended a few months ago voluntarily? Are you really sure we are that stupid?

    “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom,” and we are supposed to believe that Barry Obama did not know about it? And that AG Holder didn’t know about it? The FBI knew for months that the DCI was using an illegal Internet connection to carry on an affair with a beautiful blabbermouth and Holder did not know? And that he didn’t tell the President?]

    more at link..


  • Tighterlines64

    Personally I think that Broadwell felt that the only way she was going to survive this was to make herself very public. She saw the writing on the wall and felt her life was in danger for what she might know. She still may not survive this.

  • TrickyDick

    Oh it’s game on. He got screwed hard by Barry Soetoro and now it’s payback time.

  • Truthbetold11

    I will put a hondo. He is silent as a dead man

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