Biden assured that he is cooperating with the Justice to clarify the case of the classified documents

Biden assured that he is cooperating with the Justice to clarify the case of the classified documents. (REUTERS) (EVELYN HOCKSTEIN /)

The president of United States, Joe Bidenaffirmed this Tuesday that he is “cooperating fully” with his team after the discovery of a series of classified documents in a private office, which are being reviewed by the Justice Department.

“I don’t know what the documents contain, my lawyers did not suggest that I ask what these documents are about. They handed over the boxes to the National Archives and we are fully cooperating with the review, ”he declared after his participation in the North American Leaders Summit in Mexico City.

The documents were found by the president’s own lawyers in the offices of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Engagement, that Biden founded after his time as vice president of barack obama (2009-2017), and delivered to the authorities.

Biden assured that he learned of the existence of those documents through his lawyers, so he was “surprised to learn that there were government records taken to that place, to that office.”

“They found some documents in a box, in a cabinet or in a closet and when they found it they realized that there were several secret documents in that box, they did what they should have done, they called the National Archives immediately and gave them the documents,” he said.

Biden assured that he learned of the existence of those documents through his lawyers, so he was
Biden assured that he learned of the existence of those documents through his lawyers, so he was “surprised to learn that there were government records taken to that place, to that office.” (AP) (Jon Elswick/)

The US president trusted that the revision of the Justice Department “finish soon.”

People know that I’m serious about secret material.”, he sentenced.

Hours before this Tuesday, the representative Mike Turner sent the application to Director of National Intelligence Avril Hainesnoting that Biden’s withholding of the documents is a “possible violation of laws protecting national securityincluding the Espionage and Presidential Documents Act”.

“Those entrusted with access to confidential information have a duty and an obligation to protect it,” Turner said in a letter to Haines. “This matter requires a full and thorough review.”

The discovery of the documents has confronted Democrats and Republicans in Congress.

Democrats have accused Republicans of “just being interested in opposing the presidentbecause when the fbi registered the residence of the former president donald trump (2017-2021) in sea-a-lake (Florida) last August “downplayed” the matter.

while the United States House of Representativeswhose control the Republicans have, approved this Tuesday to create a committee to investigate the Department of Justice and the FBI of course partisan use of government agencies by Biden.

Rep. Mike Turner sent the request to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, noting that Biden's withholding of the documents is a
Rep. Mike Turner sent the request to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, noting that Biden’s withholding of the documents is a “potential violation of laws protecting national security, including the Presidential Documents and Espionage Act.” ”. (REUTERS) (POOL/)

According to The Washington Postciting anonymous sources, the fbi He is also involved in the investigation, which concerns about ten documents found in the office, which Biden used regularly between 2017 and the launch of his 2020 presidential campaign.

The case, although according to the US media bears few similarities, is reminiscent of Trump’s and what happened in Mar-a-Lago, although on that occasion the intervention of the Department of Justice and the FBI was necessary to recover the papers.

(With information from EFE and The Associated Press)

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