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Politics

Scandal did not imperil US security, Obama says

WASHINGTON — Responding warily to his administration’s sudden sex scandal, President Obama said Wednesday that he has seen no evidence that national security was damaged by the revelations that ended his CIA director’s career and imperil that of his Afghan war commander.

But the president said he is reserving judgment about how the FBI has handled the investigation that began in the summer but did not reach his desk until after last week’s election.

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