AG Appoints Special Counsel as More Classified Docs Discovered
Additional classified documents were discovered in President Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, according to the White House. The bulk of the documents were reportedly in a locked garage. The contents of the documents are unknown.
What’s Next: Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Thursday that he appointed a special counsel to oversee an investigation into the documents. Robert K. Hur, a prosecutor that worked in the Trump administration, was chosen by Garland to lead the investigation.
For Context: On Monday, CBS News (Lean Left) reported that Biden’s lawyers discovered classified documents in a locked closet of an office formerly used by Biden. According to Biden’s special counsel, the National Archives were immediately alerted, and the White House is cooperating with an inquiry by the Department of Justice.
Key Quotes: Speaking with reporters, Biden said the documents were “not sitting out in the street.” Richard Sauber, Biden’s special counsel, said, “all but one of these documents were found in storage space in the President’s Wilmington residence garage. One document consisting of one page was discovered among stored materials in an adjacent room.”
How The Media Is Covering It: The ongoing drama and discoveries is the top story in politics this week. Outlets on the right are including old Biden videos and statements pertaining either to classified document security or his home in Delaware in their coverage.
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From the CenterSecond batch of classified Biden documents found
US President Joe Biden's aides have found a fresh batch of classified government records at a second location, in a growing political embarrassment for the White House.
The first cache was found at a private office in Washington DC that Mr Biden used after his vice-presidency.
The matter is under review by the US Department of Justice.
Former President Donald Trump is facing a criminal investigation for allegedly mishandling classified files.
It was not yet clear on Wednesday when or where the additional tranche of files was found by Biden...
From the RightJoe Biden Admits Classified Documents Found in His Garage Next to Corvette
President Joe Biden confirmed Thursday classified documents were discovered in his garage at his Delaware home, but did not explain why.
“By the way, the Corvette is in a locked garage. OK? It’s not like they’re sitting out in the street,” he said when asked by reporters about the revelation of a second group of classified documents found at his home in Wilmington, Delaware.
Biden’s prized Corvette has been used by the White House to promote the president’s agenda.
The president repeated he would continue to cooperate with the Justice...
From the LeftSecond Set of Classified Documents Were Found at Biden’s Wilmington Home, White House Says
The second set of classified documents from President Biden’s time as vice president were discovered at a storage space in the garage of his home in Wilmington, Del., a top White House lawyer said on Thursday.
The Times reported on Wednesday that this second set of documents had been found at a location “associated” with Mr. Biden. On Thursday the White House statement offered more detail by specifying that the location was his private residence, where he often spends weekends.
The White House statement, by Richard Sauber, a special counsel...
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