February 12, 2023 at 21:18 pm
[Asiantaeth Newyddion Tsieina]On the 10th local time, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) searched the residence of former US Vice President Pence in Indiana and found a new classified document.
Pence adviser Devin O’Malley said in a statement after the search that the Justice Department completed a “thorough and unrestricted search” that lasted five hours and seized classified document A marked and six unmarked pages of the type, which had not been identified before. was discovered by Pence’s lawyers during an initial review.
O’Malley said in a statement that during an initial review of documents stored at the residence, attorneys hired by Pence found “a small number of documents that may have been classified that had u inadvertently placed here” and have been transferred to the National Archives and the National Archives Records Authority. After that, Pence instructed his legal team to continue working with the Department of Justice and to be completely transparent on the matter.
According to the Associated Press, the search was conducted after the US Department of Justice communicated with Pence’s team and obtained permission. On the day of the search, Pence and his wife were visiting family on the West Coast of the United States, and a member of their legal team stayed at the home. So far, the US Department of Justice has not commented on the search.