FBI Looking Into How Broadwell Got Classified Files

Wants to know the source of the documents seized from her home
By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2012 12:46 PM CST
Paula Broadwell is visible through the window in the kitchen of her brother's house in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.   (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

(Newser) – The latest in the ongoing and complex David Petraeus sex scandal: The FBI is investigating how Paula Broadwell got her hands on classified files found in her home during a late-night search Monday, reports the Washington Post. Officials say there's no evidence that Petraeus was the source of the documents, and urge the media not to label it as a full-blown national security investigation, but one official says that “the issue of national security is still on the table." And we probably haven't had our last surprise in the scandal: "My immediate gut is like this is the National Enquirer,” says Sen. Dianne Feinstein. “I mean, every day there is something new.” (Read more David Petraeus affair stories.)

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