CIA's Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair

He admits 'extremely poor judgment' in letter to president

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 9, 2012 2:13 PM CST

(Newser) – Wow. We knew President Obama would be replacing plenty of key people, but not like this: CIA chief David Petraeus is resigning over an extramarital affair, reports NBC News. Details are still scarce, but Petraeus has submitted his letter of resignation, which begins:

  • "Yesterday
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