Biden Docs: White House requested FBI search that uncovered latest batch of classified documents

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From WWW.FOXNEWS.COM

White House lawyers reportedly requested the FBI search that uncovered a fourth batch of misplaced classified documents inside President Biden's private residence on Friday.

Justice Department officials had previously stated that the 13-hour search of Biden's Wilmington, Delaware, home was "consensual," but it was unclear which party had initiated it. It now appears that the White House requested the search of its own accord, NBC News reported, citing White House sources.

Friday's batch of documents was the fourth to be found since November, and the third to be found inside Biden's Wilmington home.

"On Jan. 20, 2023, the FBI executed a planned, consensual search of the President's residence in Wilmington, Delaware," Joseph D. Fitzpatrick, an assistant U. S. attorney to U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois John Lausch, told Fox News Saturday.

FBI and other DOJ personnel arrived at Biden's home at 9:45 a.m., and searched the house for roughly 12 hours, leaving at 10:30 p.m. Lausch coordinated the effort. He is maintaining a prominent role in the investigation while special counsel Robert Hur gets up to speed.... (Read more)