Home Oversight chairman says discovery of Biden categorized docs shows ‘two-tier’ justice system

Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., chairman of the Home Oversight Committee, informed reporters Monday night time that the dealing with of the invention of categorized paperwork by President Joe Biden’s attorneys that had been taken from the White Home six years in the past is a show of a “two-tier” system of justice.

On Monday, Fox Information confirmed {that a} batch of information from Biden’s time as vp, together with a “small variety of paperwork with categorized markings,” had been found on the Penn Biden Middle by the president’s private attorneys on Nov. 2, based on Richard Saubel, particular counsel to the White Home.

The attorneys discovered the paperwork in a locked closet whereas getting ready to vacate workplace area on the middle, which the president used from mid-2017 till he started the 2020 marketing campaign.

Comer informed reporters that the dealing with of those paperwork is a stark distinction to the FBI’s raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida final yr in quest of categorized paperwork taken after Trump misplaced his re-election bid in 2020.

Home Oversight chairman says discovery of Biden categorized docs shows ‘two-tier’ justice system

Home Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., says the committee will examine the Biden categorized paperwork.
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“Is the White Home going to be raided tonight?” Comer requested. “Are they going to raid the Biden middle? I don’t know.”

“That is additional concern that there is a two-tier justice system inside the DOJ with how they deal with Republicans vs. Democrats … actually how they deal with the previous president vs. the present president,” Comer added.

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky.

Home Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky.
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Comer mentioned that after the Mar-a-Lago raid, based on the analysis his workplace carried out, they discovered that “each president had by accident packed paperwork which will or might not be thought-about categorized.”

“However they weren’t raided,” he added.

Local law enforcement officers are seen in front of the home of former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on Aug. 9, 2022.

Native legislation enforcement officers are seen in entrance of the house of former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Seaside, Florida, on Aug. 9, 2022.
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Comer mentioned the Oversight Committee plans to ship a letter to the Nationwide Archives, and relying on the place the investigation leads, could be open to holding a listening to on the matter.

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“President Biden has acknowledged that taking categorized paperwork from the White Home is ‘irresponsible,'” Comer mentioned in a press release. “Beneath the Biden Administration, the Division of Justice and Nationwide Archives have made compliance with the Presidential Data Act a prime precedence.”

“We anticipate the identical remedy for President Biden, who has apparently inappropriately maintained categorized paperwork in an insecure setting for a number of years,” Comer added.

Fox Information’ Paul Greatest and Kelly Phares contributed to this report.

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