Despite the ongoing investigation surrounding the sex scandal that led to General David Petraeus’ resignation from the CIA, the Army general will go to trial today to testify in regard to the Libya embassy attack.
The private hearing will take place before the House and Senate Intelligence Committees this morning, in which Petraeus will reveal intelligence leading up to, and after, the attack that killed four US diplomats, including US Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Both the House meeting, which was held at 7:30 a.m., and the Senate hearing, which began at 9 a.m., are closed to the public and the media.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, reaffirmed that the hearing will specifically focus on the US attacks in the Middle East, not the controversy surrounding his affair.
“It’s just on Benghazi. Our hearings are on Benghazi and the intelligence that preceded Benghazi and the intelligence that determined security,” she said.
Stay tuned for more.