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Biden’s lawyers found classified Obama Administration documents in a private office.
Said documentation should be in the custody of the National Archives

At least a dozen confidential documents from the period of the current president of the United States, Joe Biden, as vice president during the Obama Administration were found during the month of November in a private office of the president when they should have been in the hands of the National Archives.

Biden’s lawyers found government classifieds before the midterm congressional elections at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, a private institution of the president attached to the University of Pennsylvania, where he was an honorary professor between 2017 and 2019, CBS has reported.

In total, at least ten confidential documents would have been counted, although it is not clear what they are about or for what reason they were in Biden’s private office and not in the custody of the National Archives.

Federal office holders in the United States are required by law to relinquish official documents and classified records when their government service ends. However, they can request them under a permit, although this was not the case, according to the aforementioned chain.

Meanwhile, on the day of this discovery –specifically, November 2, 2022–, the White House Attorney’s Office notified the National Archives, which took possession of the materials the following morning and informed the Department of Justice the incident to conduct an investigation.

“The White House is cooperating with the National Archives and the Department of Justice regarding the discovery of what appear to be Obama-Biden Administration records, including a small number of documents with classified trademarks,” Biden adviser Richard said. Sauber in statements to CNN.

“The documents were discovered when the president’s personal attorneys were packing up files housed in a locked cabinet to prepare to vacate office space at the Penn Biden Center in Washington. The president periodically used this space from mid-2017 until the beginning of the 2020 campaign”, he added.

As detailed by Sauber, the documents “were not the subject of any prior request or consultation by the Archive.”

The former president of the United States Donald Trump has responded late this Monday to the news about the classified documents found in a private office of Biden ironizing about the search that the FBI carried out in his Mar-a-Lago mansion in Florida.

“When is the FBI going to search the many houses of Joe Biden, perhaps even the White House? These documents have definitely not been declassified,” Trump asserted on his Truth Social social network, has collected ‘The Hill’.

Documents found in Biden’s office are reminiscent of the case in which FBI agents raided the Mar-a-Lago Florida residence of former President Donald Trump to seize classified documents from his Presidency that remained in his custody without permission from authorities. competent.

Among the documents that federal agents collected during the raid on the Mar-a-Lago residence in August were some confidential files that would even describe a foreign government’s military defenses, including its nuclear capabilities.

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