President Biden told reporters in Mexico that he was surprised to learn that some classified documents were found in a private office. Biden had said that he was unaware of what was in those papers.
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The White House said on Thursday that some more confidential documents have been found from US President Joe Biden’s residence and his private office. The documents recovered from Biden’s private office in Washington date from 2009 to 2016, when he was Vice President. presidential office the White House In a statement, special counsel Richard Sauber said in a statement that after receiving government documents at the Penn Biden Center in November 2022 and coordinating closely with the Department of Justice, the president’s attorneys searched Biden’s Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, residences. Took.
These may include the places where files would have been sent from the Vice President’s office at the time of transfer of power in 2017. Sauber said lawyers completed the search last night.
appointment of special counsel
US Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday announced the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the discovery of secret documents at President Joe Biden’s private office and residence. Garland announced that the investigation would be led by Robert Hur, a former career Justice Department prosecutor and former US Attorney for the District of Maryland.
Biden is unaware of this
Earlier this week, President Biden told reporters in Mexico that he was surprised to learn that some classified documents had been found in a private office. Biden said he was unaware of what was in those papers and was cooperating with authorities.
I don’t know what’s in the documents: Biden
The White House previously said the Justice Department was reviewing some documents with classified markings from the previous Obama-Biden administration found at Biden’s think-tank office here. Biden said that I was told about this and was surprised to learn that there was a government record that was taken to that office. Although I do not know what is in the documents.