Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Obama Says No Evidence of Classified Leak in Petraeus Case

Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama said he has seen no evidence that classified information was disclosed as a result of the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of ex-CIA Director David H. Petraeus.

Obama, at a White House news conference, said he hasn’t seen anything “that in any way” would compromise U.S. national security.

It was Obama’s first news conference since his Nov. 6 reelection and Petraeus’s resignation Nov. 9.

The Central Intelligence Agency director resigned after the FBI discovered he had an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.

Petraeus’s resignation, and a related investigation of Marine General John Allen, the president’s now on-hold nominee to be NATO’s top commander, complicates Obama’s task as he prepares to overhaul his Cabinet for his second term.

To contact the reporter on this story: Margaret Talev in Washington at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steven Komarow at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.