More classified documents from the Obama.
Administration were found at President Joe Biden’s Delaware house. This week —too addition to two batches before released — the White House said Saturday.
That brings the total number of batches of records. Found to three: a “small” number in an office in Washington used. By Biden, another set in the garage of his house and six pages in a room next to the garage.
The revelations that have come out over the past week. — Starting Monday, followed by an acknowledgment on Thursday. And then an announcement on Saturday. — Have stunned Biden’s critics and raised concerns among.
His allies that his office has no handle on the problem.
White House counsel Richard Sauber on Thursday. Unveiled new documents in a box discovered by the president’s personal lawyers.
The White House revealed earlier this week. That Biden’s lawyers discovered a page. With classified markings in a room next to the garage of his Delaware home.
“The president’s personal attorneys discovered a document. With a classified mark containing a page in a room next to the garage. At that time, the president’s personal attorneys stopped searching. The immediate area where the document was found,” Sauber said.
He said he further reviewed the box Thursday. Found five more documents with classification markings. And immediately turned them over to Justice Department officials.
“Because I have a security clearance. I went to Wilmington Thursday evening to help. The delivery of the President’s personal counsel. Document to the Department of Justice,” Sauber said. “As I was handing it over to the DOJ officials. Who were with me, five extra pages were discovered. With classification marks attached to it, for a total of six pages.
“The president’s lawyers acted and to provide the Penn Biden.
Documents to the archives and the Wilmington documents to the DOJ,” he added.
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday announced. The appointment of Robert Hurr to serve as special. Counsel to review classified material found at Biden’s home. And an office he used in Washington. The administration will now forward specific questions to. The special counsel’s office, Saber said Saturday.
The White House said earlier this week. That Biden’s attorneys found a “small” number of classified. Documents from his time as vice president in a locked closet. At the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington on Nov. 2. One of the documents was classified as Top Secret/Sensitive classified information. The highest level of U.S. government classification, todaystrend News has learned.
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“We are confident that a thorough review will show.
That these documents were misplaced. And that the president and his lawyers acted upon discovering. This mistake,” Sauber said in an earlier statement.
Biden said his team was cooperating with the DOJ’s review and he hoped to be able to speak more on the matter “soon.”
The president and his aides declined to answer questions. About the contents of the documents. “There is a process. Judiciary is independent. We respect that process,” White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said Friday.
Bob Bauer, Biden’s personal attorney, said in a statement Saturday. That his team is adhering. To procedures already in place for handling classified documents. When a document with classified markings is discovered. The search must be suspended and the materials left where they were found, he added.
“The president’s personal attorneys have tried to balance.
The importance of public transparency with the established rules. And limitations necessary to protect the integrity of the investigation,” Bauer said. “This consideration necessitates the avoidance of disclosure. Of relevant details during the course of the investigation.”
In a statement issued after the latest revelations. House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer, R-KY. Said Saturday, “Many questions need to be answered. But one thing is certain: Oversight is coming.”
Since the discovery of the first batch of documents this week. Biden aides have argued. That the case is separate from the ongoing criminal investigation into. The possession of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida home.
They hope voters will see the difference: Biden once they return the documents