Someone please let me know if this woman has ever shown this much deference for ordinary citizens, or for journalists, or for Edward Snowden or anyone else who was not in her good graces that has leaked classified information? John McCain wasn't the only one out there on the Sunday shows saying to leave poor David Petraeus alone.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) urged the Department of Justice not to bring criminal charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus over his handling of classified information.
"This man has suffered enough in my view," Feinstein said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, explaining why she doesn't think Attorney General Eric Holder should seek an indictment.
Petraeus "made a mistake," added the senator, who is vice chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. "But … it's done, it's over. He's retired. He's lost his job. How much does the government want?"
On Friday, The New York Times reported that prosecutors recommended that Holder charge Petraeus.
Petraeus is suspected of illegally sharing classified materials with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, an Army Reserve officer with whom he was having an affair. Federal agents found classified documents on Broadwell's computer and at her home, raising the question of how she obtained those materials. Read on...