EXCLUSIVE: GOP Sens. Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley are putting pressure on the National Archives to provide "full transparency" on its involvement in the existence of classified documents from the time of President Biden's vice presidency that have recently been found.
In a letter Monday to National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Acting Archivist Debra Wall, Johnson, R-Wis., and Grassley, R-Iowa, claim that the White House and NARA have been unresponsive to their ongoing investigation into Biden and his son Hunter's business dealings.
"By way of background, on June 7, 2021, we requested that NARA provide documents in furtherance of our investigation into the Biden family’s financial dealings and potential conflicts of interest. NARA declined to provide those records," they wrote.
"On July 30, 2021, and June 28, 2022, we asked the White House about then-Vice President Joe Biden’s use of non-government email for government business, the transmission of government information to his son, Hunter Biden, and compliance with federal records laws. To date, the White House has failed to respond to those requests," they said.
The senators said they are conducting an "objective review" into whether federal government agencies have "properly involved NARA."
"We request that NARA provide full transparency regarding its involvement, knowledge and role with respect to the existence of these classified and unclassified documents," the senators wrote.... (Read more)
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