3:02PM EST November 9. 2012 – NBC reported Friday that CIA director David Petraeus has resigned from the CIA, citing an extramarital affair.
NBC’s Andrea Mitchell said the resignation was submitted in a letter dated Friday and was accepted by the White House.
In a letter, Petraeus noted that he had been married for 37 years and had exercised "extremely poor judgment’ in conducting an extramarital affair.
Petraues took over as head of the CIA in September of 2011 following his tour as head of allied forces in Afghanistan.