Since the news broke that classified documents had been discovered in both Joe Biden’s office at the Penn Biden Center and at his home, the White House and Biden have made repeated statements about their “full cooperation” with the Justice Department and National Archives. It was a blatant effort to differentiate this case from the one involving Trump’s possession of classified documents.
And it was all a lie.
According to a new report from CNN, of all places, Biden wasn’t originally willing to consent to have the Justice Department search his home and only agreed to it after Justice Department indicated it would seek a warrant if necessary.
“Biden’s team stresses that it was cooperative in the lead-up to Friday’s search and even expressed an eagerness for the search to happen as expeditiously as possible to move the investigation along – and to try to put the matter behind them,” CNN reports. Read more…