Lawmakers probe widening generals scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have been meeting today behind closed doors with top FBI and CIA officials -- in hopes of getting more details about the investigation that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus.

The investigation also uncovered suggestive emails between the U.S. general commanding the war in Afghanistan and a Florida socialite.

Members of the House Intelligence Committee met on Capitol Hill with FBI Director Robert Mueller (MUHL'-ur) and deputy director Sean Joyce, and then with acting CIA Director Michael Morell.

Lawmakers are concerned about reports that the woman with whom Petraeus was having an affair -- Paula Broadwell -- had classified information on her laptop. But FBI investigators say there was no security breach.

The top Democrat on the House panel, Dutch Ruppersberger, said before today's meeting, "We're going to get to the bottom of all these issues."

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080-a-15-(Genevieve Lester, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Security Program, Georgetown University, in AP interview)-"issue at hand"-Georgetown University Security Studies Visiting Professor Genevieve Lester says she has questions about how the investigation that's ensnared former CIA Director David Petraeus and General John Allen has been conducted. (14 Nov 2012)

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233-a-15-(Genevieve Lester, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Security Program, Georgetown University, in AP interview)-"issue at hand"-Georgetown University Security Studies Visiting Professor Genevieve Lester says she has questions about how the investigation that's ensnared former CIA Director David Petraeus and General John Allen has been conducted. (13 Nov 2012)

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GRAPHICSBANK: Jill Kelley headshot, identified as the woman who allegedly received harassing emails from Paula Broadwell, biographer of David Petraeus, Tampa, Florida, graphic element on gray (14 Nov 2012)

APPHOTO NYET256: FILE - This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force's Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell, co-author of his biography "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus." The affair between retired Army Gen. David Patraeus and author Paula Broadwell is but an extreme example of the love/hate history between biographers and their subjects. (AP Photo/ISAF, file) (13 Jul 2011)

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APPHOTO WX102: FILE - This June 12, 2012 file photo shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. TFeinstein says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) (12 Jun 2012)

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APPHOTO SPANFLCO117: Jill Kelley sale de su casa en Tampa, Florida, el martes 13 de noviembre de 2012. A esta mujer se le ha identificado como la destinataria de correos electrónicos intimidatorios de parte de la amante del general David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell (AP Foto/Chris O'Meara) (12 Nov 2012)

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