Gen. John Allen Investigated in Connection to Petraeus Emails

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan is now caught up in the scandal.
3:00 | 11/13/12

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We begin with a breaking news now. At the top US military commander in Afghanistan is now also caught up. In the Petraeus scandal general John Allen. Is being investigated by the Pentagon now for sending thousands of improper emails two GO Kelly she is of course the whistle blower in this case. She is the Florida woman who triggered an investigation which ultimately forced Petraeus to resign. And defense officials. Would not discuss the nature of the relationship between in general Allen. And -- Kelly but some twenty to 30000. Documents dating back -- 2010. Involving inappropriate communications between general Allen. And in an individual this -- individual was just -- Lance and harassing all of this play out only -- -- person of the emails from. The mistress Paula. Two Petraeus that's what led to this now all been other very high ranking military official accused of sending emails also to a woman the whistle blower. In this case who allegedly -- just a family friend. Of the betrays -- and the -- said some could be inappropriate here so this obviously will be -- huge story. This morning what exactly where those emails and why so many in what did they contained. -- -- -- was up for nomination. Pending nomination to be the commander of the United States European command and supreme allied commander. But the secretary and the president -- for that nomination to be put on hold while an investigation.

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