The FBI found no classified documents during the search of President Biden's vacation home

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The president's personal attorney made this announcement after reporting that Justice Department agents searched the home in the Rehoboth resort on Wednesday

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FBI found no classified documents during search of President Biden's vacation home

"BIDEN" near the beach house owned by US President Joe Biden, after FBI agents conducted a planned search of the property in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA

TheUS federal police did not find anyconfidential documents during a search at President Joe Biden's beach house in Delaware (east), a police officer said on Wednesday. attorney for the president, following the latest search for improperly guarded secret papers.

The president's personal attorney made this announcement approximately three hours after reporting that Justice Department agents Biden's home in the Rehoboth resort would be searched this morning.

“No documents found to mention classified,” Bob Bauer said in a statement to noon.

The FBI found no classified documents during the search of President Biden's vacation home

A sign reading "THE GIFT OF BEAU" in reference to the late eldest son of US President Joe Biden, is seen outside the beach house owned by Biden, after FBI agents conducted a planned search of the property in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA.

He added, however, that investigators took “for further review some documents and handwritten notes that appear to date from his time as vice president” of Barack Obama (2009-2017).

At the beginning of the day, Bauer had said in a statement that the search was done without “prior public notice” and “with full support and cooperation of the president.”

FBI found no classified documents during search of President Biden's vacation home

Books written by US President Joe Biden are on display in a bookstore in the same town where Biden owns a beach house, after FBI agents conducted a planned search of the property in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

“Today's search is another step in a thorough and timely Department of Justice process that we will continue to fully support and facilitate,” he said.

The president often spends weekends at his family home in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, or, less frequently, in Rehoboth.

FBI found no classified documents during search of President Biden's vacation home

The US Secret Service guards the perimeter of a beach house owned by President Joe Biden, after FBI agents conducted a planned search of the property in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Since November, a series of confidential documents, the exact number and content of which are unknown, were found both in an office that Biden occupied between 2017 and 2020 in a think tank in Washington, as well as in his home in Wilmington.

These documents date back to Biden's time as Obama's vice president and his previous three decades in the Senate, during which he dealt extensively with foreign policy.

The FBI found no classified documents during the search of President Biden's vacation home

Books written by President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden are on display at a bookstore in the same city where Biden owns a beach house, after FBI agents conducted a planned search of the property. in Rehoboth Beach

The trickle of revelations has been a drag on Biden, who is reportedly preparing to announce that he will seek re-election in 2024.

According to the White House, Biden's problem stems from accidental errors storing documents from a decade ago.

FBI found no classified documents during home search President Biden's vacation

A sign reading "THE GIFT OF BEAU" in reference to the late eldest son of US President Joe Biden, is seen outside the Biden-owned beach house

The Department of Justice appointed a special prosecutor to investigate these embarrassing findings for the Democratic president because they evoke, despite many differences, a case of official files brought to Florida by his predecessor, the Republican Donald Trump, upon leaving the White House in 2021.

United States law requires presidents and vice presidents to transfer all their official documents, communications, and other memoranda to the National Archives.

The FBI did not find any classified documents.

A security camera is placed on a street pole outside the beach house owned by US President Joe Biden, after agents of the The FBI will conduct a planned search of the property in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Former Trump Vice President Mike Pence also revealed in late January that at his residence in the state of Indiana had discovered a “small number of documents marked 'confidential'”.

(With information from AFP)

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