November 23rd, 2012
08:16 PM ET

FBI probes into Petraeus staff over Broadwell's access to classified information

While the Petraeus scandal continues to unravel the FBI is probing into whether or not the numerous classified documents biographer, Paula Broadwell, obtained from the retired general's staff were authorized by Petraeus himself.

When Broadwell visited Petraeus in Afghanistan she would often ask for sensitive information she claimed Petraeus wanted her to be provided with, according to former staff members and officials.

FBI investigators are not only looking into what role staff members played in the release of this information, but are also inquiring if the classified material was provided when the former CIA director was in the military or when he resigned from the Army in September 2011 to head the CIA.

OutFront tonight: Frances Townsend, former George W. Bush Homeland Security Adviser and Chief Washington Correspondent Ronald Kessler.

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