Democratic Senate Intelligence Chief Demands Briefing on Biden’s Hidden Secret Documents
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Tuesday demanded that President Joe Biden’s Justice Department hold a briefing at UPenn on the storage of classified documents related to Ukraine and Iran from 2013-2013. 2016.
Warner said he wanted a briefing on Biden’s misuse of classified documents related to congressional surveillance powers. The requested briefing is contrary to the media’s decision to minimize harm to national security.
“Our classification system exists to protect the most sensitive national security secrets, and we expect to receive a briefing on what happened at Mar-a-Lago and Biden’s office as part of our constitutional oversight duties,” he said in a statement to reporters.
“As we know so far, the latter involves finding and translating documents with symbols, which is different from the month-long effort to preserve documents that the government is actively seeking,” he said. “But again, that’s why we need to be aware.
On Tuesday, CNN reported that Biden’s mishandled classified documents at the University of Pennsylvania contained intelligence documents related to Iran, Ukraine and Britain. Treasure tied to Ukraine raises national security concerns. The Biden family had many business connections in Ukraine.
In 2017, Hunter Biden received $83,000 a month to sit on the board of directors of the Ukrainian energy company Burisma. That same year, Hunter’s salary was cut in half when Joe Biden visited Ukraine six times in seven years and left the White House as vice president.
Concerns about Biden’s family business aren’t the only fears critics have about the classified documents. About $54 million in anonymous Chinese donations are believed to have been sent to a “think tank” at the University of Pennsylvania. Critics are afraid Communist Party of China Could pay for access to Biden’s secret treasure.
The establishment media has defended Biden’s hideout as a contrast to former President Donald Trump’s case of storing classified documents at Mar-a-Lago — try calling Biden’s case on a smaller scale.
While Trump’s story ended with an FBI raid on Mar-a-Largo and a special counsel investigation, Biden’s Justice Department did not take such action because of Biden’s mishandling of classified documents.
Republicans pointed out that, unlike Trump, then-Vice President Biden was not authorized to release classified documents before leaving office.
“This is a very serious situation. Vice presidents cannot declassify documents. And the existence of classified documents during the time of Joe Biden as vice president indicates that a serious investigation should be conducted in this regard. topic,” Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) told C-Span.
“The way President Trump is treated, the Justice Department has a real two-tiered judicial system — the authority to classify and declassify documents. Presidents can do it,” he said.
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