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Eli Lake and Josh Rogin

McCain Tells FBI to End Petraeus Probe

John McCain wrote to Eric Holder Tuesday to demand the Justice Department end its two-year investigation into former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus, one way or the other.
They'll talk again soon.

They'll talk again soon.

Photographer: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

John McCain, the Republican who will head the Senate Armed Services Committee in the new Congress, wrote to Attorney General Eric Holder today to demand the Justice Department end its two-year investigation into former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus, one way or the other.

McCain lamented that the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the retired general, who stands accused of improperly handling classified information by sharing it with his former mistress and biographer, Paula Broadwell, is still open and active, as we reported yesterday