News

November 9, 2012 3:24 PM

Petraeus admits affair, quits as CIA director

“After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair,” Petraeus said in a statement sent to the CIA workforce. “Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. This afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resignation.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

A day in the life of the Lexington Police Mounted Unit 01:34

A day in the life of the Lexington Police Mounted Unit

Lexington's Mounted Unit played key role in video 00:29

Lexington's Mounted Unit played key role in video

Investigators seek help from the public after possible arson fire 01:17

Investigators seek help from the public after possible arson fire

Kentucky State Fire School arson training 00:57

Kentucky State Fire School arson training

Liz And Roo moves production to former Jockey plant in Carlisle 00:57

Liz And Roo moves production to former Jockey plant in Carlisle

Chinoe Road lemonade stand repeats history 01:19

Chinoe Road lemonade stand repeats history

Protesters shout 'Dump Donald Trump' outside Fresno's Selland Arena 00:55

Protesters shout 'Dump Donald Trump' outside Fresno's Selland Arena

Horse park commission votes for a new director 01:55

Horse park commission votes for a new director

Twins turn lives around, get scholarships to UK 00:40

Twins turn lives around, get scholarships to UK

Police investigating string of Walmart bomb threats 01:22

Police investigating string of Walmart bomb threats

Utility trailer thief in action 00:59

Utility trailer thief in action

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos