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November 13th, 2012
01:40 PM ET

Fmr. NJ Gov. McGreevey on the 'human dimension' of Petraeus scandal

The investigation into the Petraeus sex scandal has led the FBI to the Commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, General John Allen. Sources say that investigators are going through up to 30,000 pages of documents, including "potentially inappropriate" emails between Allen and Jill Kelley, the woman also linked to the Petraeus scandal.

Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, who announced that he's homosexual and resigned from office in 2004, had a similar fall from grace.

On Starting Point this morning, McGreevey weighs in on the scandal and discusses how he managed his own ordeal.

"I’m sure there will be plenty of people to cast stones and those stones will get thrown," McGreevey says. "If you look back at history … it’s not a shocker. When you look at Gen. Petreaus and Gen. Allen, these are men that the country needs so yes, we need to make sure that military secrets and the CIA was preserved and protected but we also need to understand the human dimension.”

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