When the DOJ conducted a raid at the home of the former president Trump, they made a big fuss about classified and non-classified papers being mixed together. Now, classified documents have been found at president Biden’s think tank.
According to CBS News, which cited two sources familiar with an investigation led by Attorney General Merrick Garland, classified records from Joe Biden’s time serving as vice president were unearthed in early November at the Penn Biden Center in Washington.
The US Attorney in Chicago will handle the inquiry into the approximately ten documents, according to the sources.
When the DOJ conducted a raid at the home of the former president Trump, they made a big fuss about classified and non-classified papers being mixed together. Pepperidge Farm is reminiscing.
The FBI raided Trump’s Mar-A-Lago residence. In light of the fact that Trump has been setting the framework for a potential second presidential run, the action represented a substantial increase in law enforcement surveillance on him.
According to Sauber, the National Archives was contacted by the White House Counsel’s office the same day the material was uncovered, and the Archives took ownership the following morning.
“The discovery of these documents was made by the President’s attorneys,” said Sauber. “The documents were not the subject of any previous request or inquiry by the Archives. Since that discovery, the President’s personal attorneys have cooperated with the Archives and the Department of Justice in a process to ensure that any Obama-Biden Administration records are appropriately in the possession of the Archives.”
John Lausch, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is in charge of the investigation and will work to ascertain how the secret documents came to be at the Penn Biden Center (which garnered $54.6 million in Chinese donations after the Biden Center’s announcement in 2016).