Turley says latest document dump ‘undermines’ White House’s central claim on treatment of classified info

Law professor and Fox News contributor Jonathan Turley reacted to information that much more classified info has been found at President Joe Biden’s residence, saying it suggests the White House doesn’t take classified info critically.

“This latest disclosure further undermines the mantra from the White House that this is a president who ‘takes classified documents very seriously,'” the George Washington University professor posted Saturday.  “According to the lawyer, more documents were discovered in the process of just turning over previously discovered documents.

“The account exhibits that, over two months after the primary discovery, the Biden group nonetheless didn’t full a radical search. It is chilling to assume how the President would have proceeded if he did not ‘take classified paperwork critically.'”

Turley added that “ultimately” the “surprises develop into a bit much less stunning.”

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Jonathan Turley
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Turley additionally posted on Twitter that the “continuing discoveries again raise questions over Biden relying on private counsel for these searches.”

Turley’s tweets got here after the American public realized 5 pages of classified paperwork from Biden’s time as vice chairman had been discovered at his Wilmington, Delaware, residence along with the classified paperwork already discovered within the residence’s storage subsequent to his 1967 Corvette Stingray and at one of his places of work in Washington, D.C. 

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President Biden arrives to greet Fumio Kishida, Japan's prime minister, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

President Biden arrives to greet Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.
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The White House has insisted it has dealt with the state of affairs and the fallout in a “transparent” style and maintained that Biden “takes this very, very seriously.”

Critics have alleged the Biden administration ought to have notified the general public Nov. 2 that the classified paperwork had been discovered and counsel that did not occur as a result of of the destructive press it will obtain days earlier than the midterm elections. 

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Joe Biden is seen backing into what appears to be his Wilmington, Delaware, driveway in a 2020 campaign video. 

Joe Biden is seen backing into what seems to be his Wilmington, Delaware, driveway in a 2020 marketing campaign video. 
(Joe Biden 2020)

Critics have additionally identified President Biden strongly criticized former President Trump for having classified info at his residence that the FBI finally collected throughout a raid.

On Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Robert Hur, a former U.S. lawyer, as particular counsel to research Biden’s dealing with of classified paperwork.

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