Biden, Government, Politics

GOP Lawmakers Decry Double Standards Over Biden Classified Documents

GOP lawmakers have alleged a double standard that favors Democrats over Republicans in the wake of revelations this week that classified documents from the Obama-Biden administration were discovered in the Biden Penn Center in November.

Their remarks came ahead of an announcement on Jan. 12 that more classified documents were since discovered in the garage of one of Biden’s homes in Deleware. The same day, Attorney General Merrick Garland said he appointed former Trump-appointed Justice Department official Robert Hur as special counsel to investigate Biden’s handling of classified materials.

Many have sought to distinguish the revelations this week from the government’s actions against former President Donald Trump, whose Florida home was raided by the FBI last summer during which classified documents were discovered, and who is currently investigated by Special Counsel Jack Smith. But Republican figures contend that the same treatment should apply in both cases. Read more…

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