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Senators: Officials blocking access to mishandled documents

Jan. 25, 2023 19:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday that they should have access to classified documents that were discovered in the homes of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence, arguing that Biden’s administration is...

EXPLAINER: Comparing Trump, Biden, Pence classified papers

Jan. 24, 2023 18:39 PM EST

Classified documents keep showing up where they shouldn't be. The discovery of documents with classified markings at former Vice President Mike Pence's home in Indiana follows the revelation of classified materials at President Joe Biden's Delaware home and former office — and the...

A side-by-side look at the Trump, Biden classified documents

Jan. 14, 2023 13:16 PM EST

The revelation that classified materials were discovered at think tank offices formerly used by President Joe Biden, as well as at his Delaware home, has prompted questions on how the circumstances compare with the seizure last year of hundreds of documents marked as classified from Mar-a-Lago, the...

Biden, Trump cases pull Justice Dept. toward politics

Jan. 13, 2023 18:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In naming a special counsel to investigate the presence of classified documents at President Joe Biden's Delaware home and former Washington office, Attorney General Merrick Garland described the appointment as underscoring the Justice Department's commitment to independence and...

Biden political future clouded by classified document probe

Jan. 13, 2023 13:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Virtually everything was going right for President Joe Biden as he opened the year. His approval ratings were ticking up. Inflation was slowing. And as Democrats united behind his likely reelection campaign, Republicans were at war with themselves after a...

In Washington, 'classified' is synonymous with 'controversy'

Jan. 12, 2023 16:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s presidential dreams were undermined by her use of a private email server that included classified information. Donald Trump has risked criminal charges by refusing to return top-secret records to the government after leaving the White House. ...

Biden 'surprised' government records found at old office

Jan. 11, 2023 05:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said he was surprised when informed that government records were found by his attorneys at his former office space in Washington. He was asked about the issue after the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee requested that the U.S. intelligence...

Trump probe may be complicated by documents at Biden office

Jan. 10, 2023 18:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The volume of classified documents is vastly different, the circumstances of discovery worlds apart. But the revelation that lawyers for President Joe Biden have located what the White House says is a “small number” of classified documents in a locked closet...

DOJ reviewing potentially classified docs at Biden center

Jan. 10, 2023 10:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is reviewing a batch of potentially classified documents found in the Washington office space of President Joe Biden's former institute, the White House said Monday. Special counsel to the president Richard Sauber said “a small number of...

Groups urge GOP House leaders to condemn political violence

Jan. 04, 2023 15:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of military veterans on Wednesday hand-delivered letters to top Republicans in the U.S. House, calling on them to publicly condemn political violence as the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol approaches. Former Metropolitan Police...