It was reported that the FBI started a search of Biden’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, as part of the investigation by the Department of Justice, following confidential documents discovered in the office and home of US President Joe Biden. Biden’s lawyer, Bob Bauer, said in a statement that the search was conducted with Biden’s full support and cooperation, adding, “In accordance with Department of Justice standard procedures, for the sake of operational safety and integrity, we have made this work public beforehand. news tried to do without. We also agreed to cooperate. Today’s call is the next step in the comprehensive and timely Department of Justice process that we will continue to fully support and facilitate. “We will have more information at the end of today’s research.”
“NO CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS FOUND”
US President Joe BidenThe FBI searched Biden’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, within the scope of the investigation launched by the Department of Justice after the confidential documents revealed in ‘s office and home lasted 3.5 hours. Biden’s lawyer Bob Bauer, who made a statement after the search at the house ended, stated that the search at his house was completed and there were no confidential documents, and said, “The planned search of the Department of Justice, which was carried out in the President’s house in Rehoboth in coordination and cooperation with the President’s lawyers, has been concluded. The search lasted from 8.30 in the morning until noon. No documents with classified markings have been found,” Bauer said.
In the news that the US press based on sources close to the incident, none of the searches made by the FBI call It was stated that permission was not obtained and searches were authorized in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice. Biden’s personal lawyers searched the Rehoboth Beach home on January 11 and said they could not find any classified documents. The house where the FBI started a search was recorded as Biden’s third address in connection with classified documents. It was reported that Biden bought the aforementioned house after his term as Vice President ended and lastly stayed with Biden’s wife Jill Biden on January 20-23.
CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENT SCANDAL
Confidential documents were found in the search made by the FBI on August 8, 2022, at the Mar-a-Lago mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, of former US President Donald Trump, and an investigation was launched against Trump. President Biden, while serving as an honorary professor at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania, in his office in the capital Washington DC, on November 2, 2022, in the garage and warehouse of his residence in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 2, 2022. In December 2022, “confidential documents” from his Vice Presidency were found on January 12 and 20.
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that special prosecutor Robert Hur has been appointed to lead the investigation into classified documents found in Biden’s office and residence.
CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS WERE RELEASED IN MIKE PENCE’S HOME
Finally, it was announced last month that confidential documents were found at Trump’s aide Mike Pence’s home in Indiana. Documents found at Pence’s house FBIand the National Archives and Records Administration was informed about the documents. It was announced that the FBI came to Pence’s house and received the documents in question. Pence’s lawyer said in a written statement that a small number of confidential documents were boxed “accidentally” and moved to Pence’s house at the end of Trump’s presidency, adding that Pence made this decision to examine the documents in President Biden’s house in Wilmington after the confidential documents were found. He announced that he had received support by calling a lawyer who was an expert on the subject.
In the US, under the Presidential Records Act, when an administration ends, White House records must go to the National Archives. There are regulations that such files must be stored securely.