President Trump, who right now is being prosecuted for having documents in his home from during his presidency, documents that included what the government has described as secret, had a terse reaction when reports this week revealed Joe Biden, who also kept classified documents from during his years as senator and vice president, probably would not be charged.
Trump's response came on social media, where others joined him in reacting negatively.
Biden is "going to get off scot-free," charged commentator Sean Hannity.
And Monica Crowley, a former assistant secretary of the Treasury, said, "Did you really think it was going to go any other way?
Hannity is not happy tonight pic.twitter.com/DIi9gc3zK4
— Acyn (@Acyn) November 17, 2023
🚨BREAKING: Special Counsel Robert Hur, who has been "investigating" Biden in the mishandling of classified documents, is NOT expected to bring charges.
Did you really think it was going to go any other way?
We fix this or we perish.
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) November 16, 2023
There were reports from several publications that Biden was unlikely to be charged over his illegal possession of multiple classified government documents in multiple locations, including, apparently, a stash of cardboard boxes in an unsecured garage stacked next to his collectible Corvette.
The Wall Street Journal said special counsel Robert Hur apparently is putting together a report, but it's unlikely to produce criminal charges.
"Wow! Fake news CNN, through a leak from the Department of Injustice, has just reported that no charges will be filed in the (much bigger than mine!!!) Crooked Joe Biden documents case," Trump charged. "We are living in a very corrupt country!"
The circumstances lend even more support to the charges made by Christians, conservatives and Republicans that there is a two-tier justice system in American, one protecting the Bidens and Democrats, the other prosecuting anyone else.
After all, the DOJ worked with Democrats when they fabricated those "Russia collusion" claims about Trump during the 2016 election. And the DOJ described conservative parents as domestic terrorists. And the FBI interfered in the 2020 presidential election by falsely telling publications to suppress the Hunter Biden laptop scandals because it was "Russian disinformation," when agents knew all along it was real.
Then there are the harsh prosecutions of those who protested the election on Jan. 6, 2021, and the Capitol, while Black Lives Matter radicals who inflicted billions of dollars of damages on American cities were let off.
Hur had been assigned to investigate Biden’s classified documents offenses after they were found at a former office, and at his home.
Biden has claimed he did nothing wrong, and his lawyers have claimed they notified the DOJ right away.
However, the FBI staged an assault-style raid on Trump's home to take away boxes of papers even after Trump's lawyers were working with the government to return what the archives administration wanted.
Meanwhile, special counsel Jack Smith has charged Trump with dozens of counts over circumstances that in many ways are identical to Biden's.
One key difference is that Trump had the authority while president to declassify any documents he had: Biden never was president when he took those classified documents so he never had that authority.
There are other differences:
WND reported that while Biden's lawyers have claimed they notified National Archives when they discovered Biden's misbehavior, that may be wrong.
That "may not only be false, but was knowingly false at the time it was made," explained Jonathan Turley, the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University Law School.
He's also not only testified as a constitutional expert before Congress, he's represented members of that body in court.
He explains the problem.
One of the closest aides to Biden and a close friend to Hunter Biden is Annie Tomasini. She referred to Hunter as her “brother” and signed off messages with “LY” or “love you.”
Tomasini was once a senior aide to Joe Biden and, according to the Oversight Committee, inspected the classified material on March 18, 2021, two months after Biden took office — nearly 20 months before they were said to be found by the Biden team.
The committee [investigating the Bidens} now alleges that the White House “omitted months of communications, planning, and coordinating among multiple White House officials, [Kathy] Chung, Penn Biden Center employees, and President Biden’s personal attorneys to retrieve the boxes containing classified materials. The timeline also omitted multiple visits from at least five White House employees, including Dana Remus, Anthony Bernal, Ashley Williams, Annie Tomasini, and an unknown staffer.”
Turley explained such a situation would demolish the Biden's claimed timeline.
"That could have an immediate impact on both the criminal and impeachment investigations."
The investigation finally reached the headlines just recently, as Hur interviewed Biden.
Turley explained the evidence comes from a House Oversight Committee investigation of the Bidens, in which members "released a new timeline on the discovery of classified documents in various locations associated with Biden."
"The most glaring problem is that, after they were removed at the end of his term as vice president, the documents were repeatedly moved and divided up. Some were found in the Penn Center office used by Biden in Washington, D.C. Others were found in his garage and reportedly in his library.
He noted that while Biden insisted he was "surprised" by the discovery of the documents in November 2022, "In reality, Biden’s counsel and associates conducted repeated searches and declared repeatedly that no further classified documents were found. That was repeatedly found to be untrue."
There is concern, he explained, that Biden's lawyers changed how the documents were stored, and confused whether classified markings were visible.
Further, the "discovery" likely happened months before Biden claimed.
"The timeline would now more closely mirror Trump’s timeline in the knowing retention of classified material, the failure to turn over all of the classified material despite assurances from counsel, and alleged false accounts about the document’s discovery," Turley explained.
At issue is when and what Biden knew about the lies regarding the discovery of the documents.
"It also raises the question of whether the president knowingly possessed classified documents and lied about their removal, use, and discovery. Finally, if Biden repeated his public denials to Hur, there could be added allegations of false statements to federal investigators, another commonly-charged federal crime," Turley said.
A report at The Gateway Pundit explained the House Oversight Committee launched a new target for its investigations: "whether Joe Biden’s stolen classified were used to make his family millions of dollars."
A statement from the members of Congress said, "We are investigating whether classified documents President Biden was caught mishandling included sensitive information related to specific countries involved in his family’s foreign business schemes that brought in millions for the Bidens."
Committee chief James Comer wrote to Special Counsel Robert Hur demanding more information about Joe Biden’s stolen classified documents.
The House Oversight Committee last week revealed that five White House employees were involved in Biden’s stolen classified documents case, the report said.
And the committee "revealed Joe Biden and his attorney lied" about those issues.
The report charged that Joe Biden "lied" regarding when the documents were found, because they were discovered "nearly TWO YEARS before Joe Biden’s lawyer said he ‘found’ them."
"Recent reports indicate you recently interviewed President Biden and other individuals involved in this matter, and the Committee now seeks information from your office to further our investigation. As detailed in the Oversight Committee’s bank memoranda and Impeachment Inquiry Memorandum, evidence suggests President Biden may have used certain members of his family-particularly his son, Hunter Biden-to accumulate millions of dollars from foreign individuals and entities for the benefit of his family and himself.”
“Indeed, the Biden family received millions of dollars from foreign sources while President Biden served in public office and afterwards. If any of the classified documents mishandled by President Biden involved countries or individuals that had financial dealings with Biden family members or their related companies, the Committee needs access to that information to evaluate whether our national security has been compromised."
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