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3 months ago

House Republicans hold impeachment inquiry into President Biden

House Republicans are holding the latest hearing in their impeachment inquiry into President Biden, with business associates of Hunter Biden testifying before lawmakers.
3 months ago
VIDEO: House Republicans hold impeachment inquiry into President Biden
3 months ago

Numbers refute Trump's claim that Biden had 'more documents'

Trump had roughly 340 documents with classification markings at his Mar-a-Lago estate, while Biden had 88 documents with classification markings in his home.
3 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks during an event about lowering costs for American families at the Granite State YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown, March 11, 2024, in Goffstown, N.H.
3 months ago

Ex-special counsel in the hot seat over Biden classified documents probe

Former Special Counsel Robert Hur was grilled by members on both sides of the aisle over his handling of the investigation into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents
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VIDEO: Ex-special counsel in the hot seat over Biden classified documents probe
3 months ago

Ex-special counsel stands by not charging Biden

Robert Hur conducted the yearlong probe into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents that ultimately absolved the president of legal culpability.
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Robert Hur conducted the yearlong probe into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents that ultimately absolved the president of legal culpability.
3 months ago

Who is Robert Hur, the ex-special counsel who oversaw the DOJ's Biden probe?

Robert Hur, the former U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, absolved President Joe Biden of any legal culpability in the DOJ's classified documents probe.
3 months ago
Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Hur speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing, March 12, 2024, on Capitol Hill.
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Transcript from docs probe contradicts Biden's account of exchange over son's death

A transcript of President Biden's interview with Robert Hur during his classified documents probe contradicts Biden's account of an exchange about the death of his son.
3 months ago
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the Senate's recent passage of the National Security Supplemental Bill, which provides military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, in the State Dining Room of the White House on Feb. 13, 2024 in Washington, DC.
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Special counsel set to testify about Biden's handling of classified documents

Robert Hur on Tuesday will face lawmakers eager to question the findings of his yearlong probe into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents.
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Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Robert Hur speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, July 27, 2017.
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Former special counsel Robert Hur's opening statement to House Judiciary panel

Republicans summoned Robert Hur to testify in a public setting to examine the findings of his probe into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents.
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VIDEO: Former special counsel Robert Hur's opening statement to House Judiciary panel
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Special counsel to testify on Biden’s handling of classified documents

Robert Hur will face lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday to defend his decision not to charge President Joe Biden over his handling of classified documents.
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VIDEO: Special counsel to testify on Biden’s handling of classified documents
3 months ago

Biden special counsel under fire

Lawmakers are set to grill Special Counsel Robert Hur over the probe into President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Biden special counsel under fire
4 months ago

Special counsel calls out Biden's memory; his attorneys slam that 'inflammatory'

Joe Biden's memory is a striking and disputed part of special counsel Robert Hur's report issued Thursday
4 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks urging Congress to pass the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 6, 2024.
4 months ago

Will special counsel's comments about Biden's age change his campaign?

Robert Hur's report last week casting Joe Biden as an "elderly man with a poor memory" both united Democrats in rage and sparked division over how to respond.
4 months ago
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the Senate's recent passage of the National Security Supplemental Bill, which provides military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, in the State Dining Room of the White House on Feb. 13, 2024 in Washington, DC.
4 months ago

A closer look at the Biden special counsel report: Do headlines match the evidence?

A closer look at special counsel Robert Hur's report about President Biden's handling of classified documents, which recommended no criminal charges.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks on the Senate's recent passage of the National Security Supplemental Bill, which provides military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, at the White House, Feb. 13, 2024. United States Attorney Robert Hur speaks at a news conference about the indictment of Kevin Merrill, Jay Ledford, and Cameron Jezierski by a Maryland grand jury at the U.S. Attorney's Office, Sept. 19, 2018, in Baltimore.
4 months ago

House GOP seeks testimony as well as transcripts from Biden special counsel: Sources

They've asked Attorney General Merrick Garland for audio recordings as well.
4 months ago
In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, U.S. Attorney Robert Hur arrives at U.S. District Court in Baltimore.
4 months ago

WH blasts special counsel report, Harris calls descriptions 'politically motivated'

The White House is firing back after special counsel Robert Hur's harsh report recommending no charges against Biden but casting doubt on his mental acuity.
4 months ago
ABC News' Selina Wang asks Vice President Kamala Harris a question at a gun safety event at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 9, 2024.
4 months ago

White House counsel defends Biden after documents report

The White House counsel senior advisor and spokesperson Ian Sams briefed reporters on the special counsel's classified documents report on President Joe Biden.
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VIDEO: White House counsel defends Biden after documents report
4 months ago

Biden defends his memory, handling of classified information

President Joe Biden is in damage control mode as his legal exoneration threatens to become a political liability.
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VIDEO: Biden defends his memory, handling of classified information
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President Biden defends his memory amid Special Counsel report

Special Counsel Robert Hur's report clears Biden of criminal wrongdoing for the mishandling of classified documents but also describes the president as an "elderly man with a poor memory."
4 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden defends his memory amid Special Counsel report
4 months ago

Special counsel won't charge Biden in classified docs probe

Special counsel Robert Hur said he will not recommend charges against President Joe Biden for his handling of classified documents while out of office despite evidence he "willfully retained" materials.
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VIDEO: Special counsel won't charge Biden in classified docs probe
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Biden defiant after special counsel report on classified documents released

President Joe Biden lashed out at special counsel Robert Hur, who raised questions about Biden’s mental acuity in his report.
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VIDEO: Biden defiant after special counsel report on classified documents released
4 months ago

Why Biden and Trump's classified documents cases aren't the same: Experts

Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been investigated for retaining classified documents -- but experts say the differences in their conduct led to different results.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks during the annual House Democrats 2024 Issues Conference, Feb. 8, 2024, in Leesburg, Va.  Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump takes the stage with supporters, campaign staff and family members for a primary night party, Jan. 23, 2024, in Nashua, N.H.
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Rep. Goldman contrasts Biden’s ‘cooperation’ to Trump’s ‘obstruction’

ABC News Linsey Davis speaks with Rep. Dan Goldman about President Biden’s remarks to the nation following the special counsel report on Biden’s handling of classified documents.
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VIDEO: Rep. Goldman contrasts Biden’s ‘cooperation’ to Trump’s ‘obstruction’
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Special counsel blows open debate over Biden age and memory: ANALYSIS

A report on Biden's handling of classified documents carried a political punch.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden departs the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 8, 2024.
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What Biden has said before about his classified documents probe

As the investigation into classified documents found at residences associated with Joe Biden presses on, here's what the president has said about the case so far.
4 months ago
In this Jan. 12, 2023, file photo, President Joe Biden talks to reporters after delivering remarks about the economy, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Special counsel won't charge Biden in classified documents probe

Special counsel Robert Hur won't recommend charges against President Biden for his handling of classified documents,, despite evidence he "willfully retained" materials.
4 months ago
Garage box and storage closet of President Joe Biden's garage taken on Dec. 21, 2022, in a photo released by the Department of Justice.
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Biden speaks on classified documents report: 'Matter is now closed'

President Joe Biden addressed a damning report from special counsel Robert Hur on his classified documents probe for the first time on Thursday.
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President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference in Leesburg, Va., Feb. 8, 2024.
4 months ago

President Biden reacts to special counsel report

President Joe Biden is delivering remarks in Virginia after the Department of Justice released the special counsel report on his handling of classified documents.
4 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden reacts to special counsel report
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Biden classified docs probe complete, but witnesses can't see draft of report: Lawyer

The special counsel has finished his probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents -- but he's denied witnesses' efforts to review a draft of the report.
4 months ago
The special counsel has finished his probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents -- but he's denied witnesses' efforts to review a draft of the report.
4 months ago

Special counsel in Biden classified docs probe to issue report 'in coming days'

The special counsel investigating classified documents found at several properties associated with President Biden is expected to release his report in the coming days.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in North Las Vegas, Feb. 4, 2024.
4 months ago

Biden classified docs probe complete, but witnesses can't see draft of report: Lawyer

The special counsel has finished his probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents -- but he's denied witnesses' efforts to review a draft of the report.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act in the State Dining Room of the White House, Feb. 6, 2024, in Washington.
7 months ago

'Whatever access you need': How Biden handled early days of classified docs probe

Emails related to the government's initial probe into the retention of classified materials show a contrast between the way Joe Biden handled it and how Donald Trump did.
7 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks about climate change in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Nov. 14, 2023, in Washington.
8 months ago

Biden interviewed by special counsel investigating his handling of classified docs

"The voluntary interview was conducted at the White House over two days, Sunday and Monday, and concluded Monday," White House spokesman Ian Sams said in a statement.
8 months ago
"The voluntary interview was conducted at the White House over two days, Sunday and Monday, and concluded Monday," White House spokesman Ian Sams said in a statement.
8 months ago

Biden interviewed by special counsel investigating his handling of classified docs

Biden has been voluntarily interviewed by the special counsel investigating his handling of classified documents while out of office, the White House said Monday night
8 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, Oct. 4, 2023.
1 year ago

Explainer: DOJ probes draw attention to the Presidential Records Act

Two federal investigations into the handling of classified documents draw attention to the Presidential Records Act of 1978.
1 year ago
US Attorney General Merrick Garland names an independent special counsel to probe President Joe Biden's alleged mishandling of classified documents at the US Justice Department, Jan. 12, 2023 in Washington.
1 year ago

DOJ provides congressional leaders access to Trump, Biden, Pence classified docs

The move follows months of contentious negotiations with Congress.
1 year ago
Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the Mar-a-Lago Club April 4, 2023 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
1 year ago

Justice Department launches classified leaks probe

The leak of dozens of classified documents exposing U.S. information on the war in Ukraine, China and North Korea, caught the the White House off-guard.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Justice Department launches classified leaks probe
1 year ago

AG Garland testifies on classified document investigations before Senate committee

Meanwhile, a witness on the new House committee on China is warning of a cold war between the U.S. and China.
1 year ago
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1 year ago

'Gang of 8' briefed on Trump, Biden and Pence classified documents

U.S. officials are expected to brief top congressional leaders on Tuesday about documents with classification markings that were in the possession of former presidents.
1 year ago
The U.S. Capitol dome is seen through a thicket of tree limbs from the National Mall in Washington, January 4, 2023.
1 year ago

Classified document fallout swirls around nomination hearing for national archivist

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is scheduled on Tuesday to consider the nomination of Colleen Shogan to be the national archivist
1 year ago
Collen Shogan testifies at a Senate committee hearing in Washington, Sept. 21, 2022.
1 year ago

FBI does more searches in Biden documents probe

The FBI has searched at least two locations at the University of Delaware as part of a probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents, sources say.
1 year ago
The FBI has searched at least two locations at the University of Delaware as part of a probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents, sources say.
1 year ago

FBI searches University of Delaware as part of Biden classified documents probe

The FBI has searched at least two locations at the University of Delaware as part of a probe into President Biden's handling of classified documents, sources say.
1 year ago
In this undated file photo, the University of Delaware campus is shown in Newark, Delaware.
1 year ago

Biden explains classified documents

In a new interview, President Joe Biden discussed classified documents found at his Delaware home as well as his handling of the Chinese spy balloon incident. ABC News’ Faith Abubey has more.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Biden explains classified documents
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: FBI agents found no new classified documents at Biden’s Rehoboth home
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: FBI finds no additional classified material after search of Biden's beach house
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: FBI searches Biden’s Delaware beach home
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
President Joe Biden's residence in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Feb. 1, 2023, during a search by FBI agents.
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: No one should have ‘Individual possession’ of classified docs: Archives expert
1 year ago

FBI search of Biden vacation home yields no documents

A third site connected to President Joe Biden was searched for classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: FBI search of Biden vacation home yields no documents
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: FBI searched Biden's old office last year after lawyers found classified documents
1 year ago

'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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 'Planned search' of Biden’s Delaware beach house being conducted, attorney says