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David Petraeus David Petraeus Scandal Paula Broadwell

Media: Broadwell video suggests improper release of classified information

26 Sep, 2012

After the scandal breaks the media notes that on this day Broadwell makes a speech at her alma mater, University of Denver, which suggests to some media that she was privy to secrets through her relationship with Petraeus.

BROADWELL: Now I don’t know if a lot of you heard this,” she replied, “but the CIA annex had actually—had taken a couple of Libyan militia members prisoner and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try to get these prisoners back. So that’s still being vetted.

However, the same claim had been made by Fox News on the same day.

FACT CHECK: Were three Libyans taken prisoner at the CIA Annex? (Coming soon)