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February 2, 2023, 5:16 PM

FBI agents found no new classified documents at Biden’s Rehoboth home

Meanwhile, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have met to discuss raising the debt ceiling amid a standoff.
February 2, 2023, 5:16 PM
FBI agents found no new classified documents at Biden’s Rehoboth home
February 2, 2023, 5:16 PM

FBI finds no additional classified material after search of Biden's beach house

Agents found no new classified material but some of the president’s handwritten notes were taken for further review.
February 2, 2023, 5:16 PM
FBI finds no additional classified material after search of Biden's beach house
February 2, 2023, 3:12 PM

FBI searches Biden’s Delaware beach home

An almost four-hour FBI search of President Joe Biden's vacation home in Rehoboth found no additional documents with classified markings.
February 2, 2023, 3:12 PM
FBI searches Biden’s Delaware beach home
February 2, 2023, 10:37 AM

No documents with classified markings found in FBI search of Biden's beach home

The Department of Justice conducted a "planned search" Wednesday of President Joe Biden's home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, according to Biden's personal lawyer.
February 2, 2023, 10:37 AM
No documents with classified markings found in FBI search of Biden's beach home
February 2, 2023, 4:51 AM

No one should have ‘Individual possession’ of classified docs: Archives expert

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Bill Leonard, former director of Information Security Oversight at the Office of the National Archives, about the cases of classified records with public officials.
February 2, 2023, 4:51 AM
No one should have ‘Individual possession’ of classified docs: Archives expert
February 2, 2023, 1:41 AM

FBI search of Biden vacation home yields no documents

A third site connected to President Joe Biden was searched for classified documents.
February 2, 2023, 1:41 AM
FBI search of Biden vacation home yields no documents
February 1, 2023, 6:34 PM

FBI searched Biden's old office last year after lawyers found classified documents

Federal agents searched the Penn Biden Center in November after President Joe Biden's lawyers reported finding classified documents at a former office he used there, sources told ABC News.
February 1, 2023, 6:34 PM
FBI searched Biden's old office last year after lawyers found classified documents
February 1, 2023, 6:02 PM

'Planned search' of Biden’s Delaware beach house being conducted, attorney says

The search comes in a time of heightened questions surrounding the handling of classified documents by several politicians.
February 1, 2023, 6:02 PM
'Planned search' of Biden’s Delaware beach house being conducted, attorney says
February 1, 2023, 5:01 PM

Attorney: FBI conducting 'planned search' of President Biden’s beach house

The president’s attorney said they agreed to cooperate in the interests of operational security and integrity.
February 1, 2023, 5:01 PM
Attorney: FBI conducting 'planned search' of President Biden’s beach house
February 1, 2023, 1:11 AM

FBI searched Biden's old office after finding docs: Sources

The FBI searched the Penn Biden Center in November soon after the lawyers reported finding classified documents, according to sources familiar with the situation.
February 1, 2023, 1:11 AM
FBI searched Biden's old office after finding docs: Sources
February 1, 2023, 12:50 AM

FBI searched Biden's former office last year after his lawyers found classified documents: Sources

The FBI searched the Penn Biden Center in November soon after Joe Biden's lawyers reported finding classified documents at a former office he used there, sources say
February 1, 2023, 12:50 AM
FBI searched Biden's old office after his lawyers found classified docs: Sources
January 27, 2023, 3:25 PM

National Archives asks former presidents and vice presidents to check for outstanding classified material

The National Archives has asked the offers of former presidents to review personal documents for any outstanding classified materials that were not properly returned.
January 27, 2023, 3:25 PM
National Archives asks former presidents to check for outstanding classified material
January 27, 2023, 3:15 PM

Former presidents, VPs asked to check homes for classified docs

The National Archives has asked past presidents and vice presidents to do a thorough search of their files after classified materials were found at the homes of Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Mike Pence.
January 27, 2023, 3:15 PM
Former presidents, VPs asked to check homes for classified docs
January 27, 2023, 12:51 PM

Why would senators not be given access to the Biden and Trump classified documents?

The administration isn't sharing documents with senators due to concerns about potential for interference with the investigations, a Justice Department official said
January 27, 2023, 12:51 PM
Why would senators not be given access to the Biden and Trump classified documents?
January 27, 2023, 2:23 AM

Former US presidents asked to check files for classified docs

In a letter to representatives for presidents going back to Ronald Reagan, the National Archives asked to ensure they didn’t “inadvertently” hold onto official documents.
January 27, 2023, 2:23 AM
Former US presidents asked to check files for classified docs
January 27, 2023, 12:01 AM

Senators on intel committee demand to see Biden and Trump docs, in rare bipartisan outrage

Senate Intelligence Committee members threatened to grind the chamber's business to a halt unless they get access to classified documents seized from Biden and Trump
January 27, 2023, 12:01 AM
Senators on intel panel demand to see Biden, Trump docs -- in rare bipartisan outrage
January 24, 2023, 1:55 PM

Garland pushes back on suggestion Biden has been treated better than Trump in documents probes

Merrick Garland on Monday fielded his first questions on the Justice Department's investigation of Biden's handling of classified documents while out of office
January 24, 2023, 1:55 PM
Garland pushes back on suggestion Biden has been treated better than Trump
January 24, 2023, 1:03 AM

Biden under fire after FBI search turns up more classified docs

A 13-hour FBI search at President Joe Biden’s Delaware home over the weekend uncovered a fourth batch of classified documents, with some dating back to the president’s time as a senator.
January 24, 2023, 1:03 AM
Biden under fire after FBI search turns up more classified docs
January 23, 2023, 10:33 PM

More classified documents found in FBI search of Biden’s Delaware home

ABC News' Jay O’Brien reports on the details of the search, the latest White House press briefing and how lawmakers are reacting to the most recent batch of discovered classified documents.
January 23, 2023, 10:33 PM
More classified documents found in FBI search of Biden’s Delaware home
January 23, 2023, 8:12 PM

More classified documents found in FBI search of Biden's Delaware home

ABC's Jay O'Brien reports on the details of the search and how lawmakers on Capitol Hill are reacting to the most recent batch of discovered classified documents.
January 23, 2023, 8:12 PM
More classified documents found in FBI search of Biden's Delaware home
January 23, 2023, 6:02 PM

More classified documents found after FBI searched Biden’s home

The FBI located six items with classified markings while searching President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden’s lawyers stated.
January 23, 2023, 6:02 PM
More classified documents found after FBI searched Biden’s home
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM

New classified documents found after 13-hour search of Biden's home

The White House called it a voluntary search and said the special counsel is not ruling out the possibility of a search of President Joe Biden's beach house.
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM
New classified documents found after 13-hour search of Biden's home
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM

House GOP launches investigation into Biden’s handling of classified documents

An ABC News/IPSOS poll taken before the most recent search shows Americans believe former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden acted inappropriately in the handling of classified files.
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM
House GOP launches investigation into Biden’s handling of classified documents
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM

New classified files found at Biden's home date back to his time as senator

The White House said the search of President Joe Biden's Delaware home has been voluntary and coordinated.
January 23, 2023, 5:46 PM
New classified files found at Biden's home date back to his time as senator
January 23, 2023, 11:39 AM

POLL: Most Americans think both Biden and Trump inappropriately handled classified documents

Strong majorities of Americans believe both President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump acted inappropriately when it comes to handling of classified documents
January 23, 2023, 11:39 AM
POLL: Most Americans think Biden, Trump inappropriately handled classified documents
January 23, 2023, 2:52 AM

FBI search reveals more documents at President Biden's Delaware home

The White House says President Biden is fully cooperating with the DOJ as the investigation into classified documents at his Wilmington home escalates.
January 23, 2023, 2:52 AM
FBI search reveals more documents at President Biden's Delaware home
January 23, 2023, 1:32 AM

DOJ finds more classified material at Biden’s home

President Joe Biden’s lawyer said the Department of Justice searched President Joe Biden's Delaware home and took possession of more items containing classified information.
January 23, 2023, 1:32 AM
DOJ finds more classified material at Biden’s home
January 22, 2023, 8:41 PM

‘Warrant’ distinguishes Trump from Biden in classified documents scandal: Sen. Coons

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., on “This Week.”
January 22, 2023, 8:41 PM
‘Warrant’ distinguishes Trump from Biden in classified documents scandal:  Sen. Coons
January 22, 2023, 7:28 PM

Biden's home searched by Justice Department, more classified material found

The search lasted roughly 12 hours, beginning at 9:45 a.m. and ending around 10:30 p.m., according to Biden's personal attorney Bob Bauer.
January 22, 2023, 7:28 PM
Biden's home searched by Justice Department, more classified material found
January 22, 2023, 7:21 PM

Sen. Coons says one key thing separates Biden, Trump docs cases -- but acknowledges political 'fallout'

Chris Coons insisted there was a key difference between Biden and Trump's handling of classified documents: the need for a search warrant
January 22, 2023, 7:21 PM
Coons says one thing separates Biden, Trump docs cases -- but acknowledges 'fallout'
January 22, 2023, 5:50 PM

FBI search finds more documents in Biden’s Delaware home

The Department of Justice confirms the search was “planned” and “consensual.”
January 22, 2023, 5:50 PM
FBI search finds more documents in Biden’s Delaware home
January 22, 2023, 5:49 PM

‘Trump should not be the bar’ for assessing Biden classified document scandal: Isgur

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on “This Week.”
January 22, 2023, 5:49 PM
‘Trump should not be the bar’ for assessing Biden classified document scandal: Isgur
January 22, 2023, 5:48 PM

ABC/Ipsos poll: Most say Biden and Trump inappropriately handled classified documents

ABC News’ Rick Klein breaks down the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll on “This Week.”
January 22, 2023, 5:48 PM
ABC/Ipsos poll: Most say Biden and Trump inappropriately handled classified documents
January 22, 2023, 5:48 PM

DOJ search finds new classified ‘items’ in Biden’s Wilmington home

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports on the latest in Biden’s classified documents investigation on “This Week.”
January 22, 2023, 5:48 PM
DOJ search finds new classified ‘items’ in Biden’s Wilmington home
January 22, 2023, 4:23 AM

Top Biden aide Ron Klain expected to soon leave White House

White House chief of staff Ron Klain is preparing to leave in the coming weeks
January 22, 2023, 4:23 AM
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain expected to step down

Ron Klain, the longtime confidant of President Joe Biden, will reportedly leave his position after Biden's State of the Union address.
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain expected to step down
January 20, 2023, 6:01 PM

President Biden breaks silence on special counsel investigation

A special counsel was appointed to investigate the president's handling of classified documents while he was a private citizen.
January 20, 2023, 6:01 PM
President Biden breaks silence on special counsel investigation
January 20, 2023, 12:57 PM

Biden breaks silence on his handling of classified documents: 'I have no regrets'

"There's no 'there' there," Biden told reporters when asked about the classified documents.
January 20, 2023, 12:57 PM
Biden breaks silence on his handling of classified documents: 'I have no regrets'
January 20, 2023, 12:33 PM

Biden answers questions about handling of classified documents

President Joe Biden said Thursday he has "no regrets" as the investigation continues into the classified documents found at his home and office.
January 20, 2023, 12:33 PM
Biden answers questions about handling of classified documents
January 19, 2023, 8:52 PM

Biden waves off questions about documents probe before California damage

ABC’s Karen Travers discusses President Joe Biden’s response to the U.S. reaching its debt limit, his trip to California Thursday to view storm damage and response to the documents probe.
January 19, 2023, 8:52 PM
Biden waves off questions about documents probe before California damage
January 19, 2023, 7:05 PM

No comment from Biden on appointment of special counsel in classified documents probe

The White House has referred numerous questions about the documents to the Department of Justice saying it doesn't want to interfere with the ongoing investigation.
January 19, 2023, 7:05 PM
No comment from Biden on appointment of special counsel in classified documents probe
January 19, 2023, 5:46 PM

Key questions on Biden’s handling of classified documents left unanswered

President Joe Biden has yet to comment on the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his handling of classified documents found in his former office space and Wilmington, Delaware, home.
January 19, 2023, 5:46 PM
Key questions on Biden’s handling of classified documents left unanswered
January 18, 2023, 9:01 PM

FBI agents won't monitor Biden’s lawyers’ search for more classified documents: DOJ

ABC News' Karen Travers and Katherine Faulders discuss the latest in the probe into President Joe Biden’s classified documents and the investigations launched by House Republicans.
January 18, 2023, 9:01 PM
FBI agents won't monitor Biden’s lawyers’ search for more classified documents: DOJ
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM

DOJ: Biden cooperating with probe into his mishandling of classified documents

Meanwhile, the White House is accusing Republicans of hypocrisy over their demands for internal investigations into the situation.
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM
DOJ: Biden cooperating with probe into his mishandling of classified documents
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM

DOJ did not send FBI agents to monitor attorneys' search of Biden home: Sources

The decision was due in part to President Joe Biden’s cooperation in the probe into his handling of classified documents as a private citizen.
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM
DOJ did not send FBI agents to monitor attorneys' search of Biden home: Sources
January 18, 2023, 12:46 PM

White House does damage control over Biden classified materials

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports on the Biden administration facing questions of transparency over the ongoing classified document drama and what it’s told the American public.
January 18, 2023, 12:46 PM
White House does damage control over Biden classified materials
January 18, 2023, 1:24 AM

DOJ decided not to have FBI agents monitor Biden lawyers' search for more documents: Sources

They say Biden's cooperation versus Trump's resistance is a critical difference.
January 18, 2023, 1:24 AM
DOJ decided not to have FBI monitor Biden lawyers' search for docs: Sources
January 18, 2023, 1:19 AM

Biden White House faces transparency questions as document drama continues

President Joe Biden continued to avoid answering reporters' questions Tuesday on his ongoing classified document drama as the White House faces questions of transparency.
January 18, 2023, 1:19 AM
Biden White House faces transparency questions as document drama continues
January 18, 2023, 1:16 AM

Biden ignores questions after more classified docs found

The White House is facing tough questions about why they didn’t disclose sooner that five more pages of classified material were discovered at President Joe Biden’s Delaware home on Thursday.
January 18, 2023, 1:16 AM
Biden ignores questions after more classified docs found
January 17, 2023, 9:28 PM

White House fires back as questions grow over Biden’s classified documents

ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze and attorney Jeff Robbins break down the political and legal fallout from the latest round of discovered classified documents.
January 17, 2023, 9:28 PM
White House fires back as questions grow over Biden’s classified documents