Lawyers for US President Biden found about a dozen classified documents in November in his private office at a Washington think tank. The documents date back to when Biden was vice president of the United States (from 2009 to 2017), according to a White House attorney.
The documents were found the day before the start of the midterm elections. The documents were handed over to the National Archives the next day. The Ministry of Justice is investigating.
Biden used the desk between 2017 and the start of his 2020 presidential campaign. The pieces were found when his attorneys were cleaning out the desk. The documents were in a locked safe.
It is not clear what the contents of the documents were and why they were stored in a private office. Some documents are classified as top secret. CNN reports. How much is not clear. to me CBS News Source The documents do not contain nuclear secrets.
Biden refused to answer questions from reporters at the Mexico summit he is attending. The Ministry of Justice and the National Archives have not yet commented on the matter.
The Justice Department is also currently investigating former President Trump, Biden’s predecessor. The ministry says it has evidence that he has more than 300 classified documents He took over the house after his term as president. At least three secret items have been found in a drawer during a search of the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
“When is the FBI going to raid Joe Biden’s many homes, maybe even the White House? Those documents have definitely not been released,” Trump said on Truth Social.
In the House of Representatives, there is also criticism of Democrat Biden among Republicans. “President Biden harshly criticized President Trump for taking home classified documents by mistake, and it now appears that he did the same,” said Rep. James Comer, who is about to become chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Ironic.
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