view Host Whoopi Goldberg on Monday tried to excuse President Biden, who is currently embroiled in a classified documents scandal. declassified Record of the vice president era.
The panel was talking about a series of recent incidents in which classified documents were illegally found on Biden’s property. Among the unauthorized locations found were the offices of a Washington, DC think tank and Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, which includes a garage.
“George Bush made it so the president could declassify it, Obama extended it to make him the vice president. I wish he’d said it all.How is he going to keep it up?” Goldberg said on the show.
She hinted that Biden may have preemptively declassified the documents and they may have ended up in his home and a Washington think tank where the first batch was found. .
“And if they can declassify — if the president and vice president can declassify — are we tailgating with this?” she asked.
Co-host Alyssa Farrar Griffin said, double standards Not applicable to Biden and Trump. Biden and Trump have made unsubstantiated claims that they have declassified some of the documents found during the raid on the Mar-a-Lago mansion.
“For Biden to be able to declassify anything, there has to be proof that he actually declassified it, which is what Trump is trying to claim,” Griffin said. so far can’t prove He declassified the document.
Goldberg countered that Trump said he had done so “on his own accord,” suggesting that Biden may have taken more deliberate precautions, even though he hasn’t said so publicly. Griffin added that it was hinted that there was a Trump Said In September, after the FBI unexpectedly raided his Florida home, the president said he could declassify the documents just by “thinking about it.”
In recent comments to the press, Biden said he did not know the whereabouts of the documents or their contents. nothing to hide And “there is nothing”.
“I think you’ll see there’s nothing there. I have no regrets. I’m following what my lawyers have told me they want me to do. That’s exactly what we’re doing. There. No,” said Biden.
On November 2, a series of classified records from Biden’s vice presidency were first discovered by Biden’s attorneys at the Penn Biden Center, which served as Biden’s personal office from 2017 to 2019. The office last week searched Biden’s home in Delaware and found two more sets of classified documents. Appointed a special prosecutor named K. Herr.
“What irritates me is how brazen and disdainful President Biden has been about this, because he said, ‘Anyone can be irresponsible, but I have no regrets.’ ‘Like you said, this is a serious problem,’ Griffin added.