Confidential documents were found at the home of former US Vice President Mike Pence.

Confidential documents continue to emerge from the homes and offices of high-ranking officials in the United States.

Following U.S. President Joe Biden, it was announced that classified documents had been found at the home of former President Donald Trump Vice President Mike Pence in Indiana last week.

In a letter written by Pence’s lawyer Greg Jacob to National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) official Kate Dillon McClure during a search of Pence’s home in Indiana, who served as vice president during former President Donald Trump’s 2017-2021 term. He stated that there were few “confidential documents”.

Jacob shared information that Pence, as a precautionary measure, hired a lawyer to inspect his home on January 16 after discovering confidential documents in the home and office of US President Joe Biden. Claiming that the lawyer found a small number of documents containing potentially “sensitive and confidential” information, Jacob stated that the lawyer did not review the contents of these documents and immediately contacted the National Archives.

Sharing information that documents marked “confidential” may have been “accidentally boxed” during his last term as vice presidency and delivered to Pence’s private home, Jacob noted that the former vice president was unaware of the existence of those documents in his office. house.

Jacob stated that Pence attaches great importance to the protection of confidential documents and is open to working with the National Archives in this context.

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Confidential documents were discovered during an FBI search on August 8, 2022 of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, and an investigation was launched against Trump.

On November 2, 2022, at President Biden’s office in the capital of Washington, D.C., while he was a professor emeritus at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania, on December 20, 2022, and on January 12, at the State In the garage and warehouse of his Wilmington residence were found “confidential documents” from his tenure as vice president.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced that Special Counsel Robert Hur has been appointed to lead an investigation into classified documents found at Biden’s office and residence.

In the US, under the Presidential Records Act, after the administration leaves, White House records must be sent to the National Archives. There are rules that such files must be stored in a safe place.

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