United States: classified documents found in the home of former Vice President Mike Pence

United States: classified documents found in the home of former Vice President Mike Pence

United States classified documents found in the home of former

Not enough to alleviate the confusion around the American archives. Documents classified as confidential have been found at the home of Mike Pence, the former vice-president of Donald Trump, an influential Republican elected representative in Congress announced on Tuesday. “Former Vice President Mike Pence informed us today of the discovery of classified documents in his Indiana home”said in a press release James Comer, who oversees the parliamentary investigation opened after the discovery of files of this nature in President Joe Biden.

Mike Pence “agrees to fully cooperate with congressional investigations”, added the one who chairs the executive oversight committee in the House of Representatives. Her “transparency contrasts with the attitude of Joe Biden’s aides at the White House, who continue to withhold information”he asserted.

In the United States, a 1978 law obliges American presidents and vice-presidents to transmit all their emails, letters and other working documents to the National Archives. Another law, on espionage, prohibits the keeping of documents classified as confidential in unauthorized and unsecured places.

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