Democratic lawmakers point finger at Trump amid Pence, Biden document found
Democratic lawmakers continue to point the finger at former President Donald Trump amid new allegations that President Biden and former Vice President Mike Pence mishandled classified documents.
Dozens of classified documents were found in Pence’s Indiana home last week. The news comes after Biden and Trump were investigated for mishandling classified documents. Pence’s legal team turned over the classified documents to the National Archives on January 18, after which the National Archives notified the FBI, per standard procedure.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dr. Dick Durbin told reporters Wednesday that Pence and Biden were “obstructing” and “obstructing” Trump as they cooperated with authorities to immediately hand over classified documents. the heart of this “criminal investigation”.
“It’s gotten to the point where I’m not surprised, and I should be,” Durbin added to Pence’s reports. “As careful as we as members of Congress are in handling these sensitive and classified documents, it appears that the executive branch is not as careful.”
VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE RELEASED PAIR OF DOCUMENTS FROM INDIANA HOME.
In January, reports surfaced that Biden had turned over four separate batches of classified documents found on personal property at his home and office in Wilmington, Delaware, to the Penn Biden Center in Washington last year. , Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida was the subject of a controversial FBI raid that turned up more than 300 documents classified as classified.
Roe, D-Calif., who serves as the deputy leader of the Democratic Party, called for a bipartisan review of Biden’s mishandling of the documents. Speaking on CNN Newsroom, Hanna responded to the former vice president’s news, calling for an end to the “partisan attacks” on Pence and Biden and accusing Republicans of trying to score “political points” against Biden.
Hanna said Pence was cooperating. “I think what people need to understand is the exact opposite of what President Trump has done.”
Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have accused the other party of hypocrisy on the issue since news of Biden’s classified documents broke. Recent revelations from the Pence camp further complicate the debate.
MIKE PENCE BIDEN’S PRIVACY DOCUMENT MALFUNCTION WAS KNOWN PRIOR TO THE ELECTION.
“Pence, Biden and Trump must answer the same questions: how many documents?” How heavy? How did you get them? Who achieved it? Are you cooperative? All of these cases are very serious and there should be the same standard for everyone,” Sen. Tim Kaine, Democrat of Virginia, told Fox News Digital on Wednesday.
“Processing classified materials and national secrets is a very serious matter, and as a former Vice President of the United States, I can speak from personal experience about the proper care of these documents while you are in office and after you leave office. It wasn’t clear in this case,” Pence told FOX Business earlier this month regarding whistleblower reports to the Justice Department. Biden’s handling of classified documents.
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Documents found in Pence’s home in Carmel, Indiana date back to his time as vice president. According to a statement from House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., Pence has agreed to fully cooperate with congressional oversight on the matter.
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