Jill Kelley, the Florida woman whose complaint about harassing e-mails opened an FBI investigation ensnaring two four-star U.S. generals, is known for hosting military officers at her waterfront home in Tampa -- across the bay from where New York Yankee Derek Jeter lives -- and once cooked alligator as a Food Network game-show contestant.
The FBI investigation that uncovered the extramarital affair leading to the resignation of CIA Director David H. Petraeus began after a woman complained to law enforcement officials about harassing e-mails, according to two officials briefed on the probe.
Holly Petraeus, who will head an office on military issues at the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, called on the country’s largest banks to “comply with important legal protections for military personnel.”
The Obama administration has named Holly Petraeus, wife of Army General David Petraeus , to establish a new federal office to help protect military personnel and their families from financial distress linked to consumer credit.
Senator Dick Durbin, the chamber’s second-ranking Democrat, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Republicans will pay a price if they don’t support tax breaks they previously embraced that now are in President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan.
The housing finance setbacks that confronted Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the soldier accused of killing at least 16 civilians in Afghanistan, are one part of his story that many U.S. troops would recognize.
President Barack Obama outlined almost 50 new commitments to help support military families with programs designed to address issues from suicide prevention to reducing predatory lending and homelessness.