The United States federal police did not find any Confidential document during a registration President Joe Biden’s beach house in Delaware (east), a lawyer for the president said on Wednesday, after the most recent search for improperly kept secret papers.
The president’s personal attorney made the announcement approximately three hours after reporting that agents of the Justice Department They would search Biden’s house in the Rehoboth resort this morning.
“No document was found with mention of classified,” he said. Bob Bauer in a statement at noon.
He added, however, that investigators were taken “to further review some documents and handwritten notes that appear to date from his time as vice president” of Barack Obama (2009-2017).
At the beginning of the day, Bauer had said in a statement that the search was being done without “prior public notice” and “with the full support and cooperation of the president.”
“Today’s search is one more step in a thorough and timely Department of Justice process that we will continue to fully support and facilitate,” he said.
The president usually spends weekends at his family home in the city of Wilmingtonin Delaware, or, less frequently, in Rehoboth.
Since November, a series of confidential documents, the exact number and content of which is unknown, have been found both in an office that Biden occupied between 2017 and 2020 in a think tank in Washington, and in his home in Wilmington.
These documents date back to Biden’s time as Obama’s vice president and his previous three decades in the Senate, during which he dealt extensively with foreign policy.
The trickle of revelations has been a drag on Biden, who is reportedly preparing to announce that he will seek re-election in 2024.
According to White HouseBiden’s problem stems from accidental errors storing documents from a decade ago.
The Justice Department appointed a special prosecutor to investigate these findings, embarrassing for the Democratic president because they evoke, despite many differences, a case of official files brought to Florida by his predecessor, the Republican. donald trumpupon leaving the White House in 2021.
United States law requires presidents and vice presidents to transfer all their official documents, communications, and other memoranda to the National Archives.
Trump’s former vice president Mike Pencealso revealed in late January that a “small number of documents marked ‘confidential'” had been discovered at his residence in the state of Indiana.
(With information from AFP)
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