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Robert K. Hur, former U.S. attorney for Maryland, spoke at a press conference in the Maryland State House in November 2021. Hur has been appointed special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland to head up an investigation into President Joe Biden's handing of classified documents found at his Wilmington, Del., residence and at a pre-presidential office in Washington, D.C. (Photo from the Executive Office of the Governor of Maryland)

White House defends delay in revealing classified documents at Biden private office, home

BY: - January 17, 2023

WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday defended sitting on information about Obama administration classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s private residence and a think tank, saying officials are attempting to balance working with the Justice Department and sharing information publicly.  “We understand that there’s a tension between the need to be cooperative with […]

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announces on Jan. 12, 2023, the appointment of former U.S. Attorney for Maryland Robert Hur to investigate the discovery of classified documents held by President Joe Biden at an office and his home. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. attorney general names special counsel for classified docs found in Biden’s garage

BY: and - January 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — The White House revealed Thursday morning that more classified documents from President Joe Biden’s time as vice president were discovered outside of secure government facilities, this time in the garage at his Wilmington, Delaware home.  The files have since been turned over to the U.S. Justice Department, which opened a special counsel investigation […]