White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that President Biden takes classified information seriously on Monday, just days after a fourth batch of documents with classified markings turned up during an FBI search of his home in Wilmington, Delaware.
Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy asked if there is a "precedent for people running for president after the FBI searched their sock drawer?"
"Here's what the president's going to focus on. He's going to focus on continuing to deliver for the American people. That's his focus. That's what he focuses on every day," Jean-Pierre responded, adding that Biden does intend to run for president again in 2024.
In the latest discovery, the Justice Department said it seized "six items consisting of documents with classification markings" from his Wilmington estate during a 13-hour "planned, consensual search" by the FBI on Friday.
Some of the classified documents were from his time as a U. S. senator, and others were from his tenure as vice president in the Obama administration.
Additional classified documents have also been found in Biden's garage and personal library in Wilmington, as well as at the Penn Biden Center think tank on Nov. 2, 2022.
"The president has been very clear that he takes this very seriously when it comes to classified information, when it comes to classified documents, and that his team has been fully cooperative with this legal matter," Jean-Pierre said Monday, referring other questions to White House counsel.... (Read more)
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