CIA Director David Petraeus submitted letter of resignation today, citing an extra-marital affair.
As reported by Associated Press:
According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him to resign, and on Friday the president accepted.
Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown “extremely poor judgment” in having an affair.
Petraeus flew up the ranks from a Second Lieutenant to a Four Star General.
Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.