TE24 International Desk:
The FBI raided the home of U.S. President Joe Biden in Delaware on Wednesday, as part of an investigation into previously uncovered classified documents related to the president elsewhere, his personal attorney said.
Biden’s lawyer Bob Bauer said in a statement that the search was “planned” with the president’s “full support”, the BBC reports.
The Justice Department is investigating the discovery of classified documents at Biden’s private Washington, D.C., private office and his residence in Wilmington, Delaware. CNBC reports that the FBI had previously searched both locations.
As part of the DOJ’s standard operating procedures, for operational safety and integrity, we have attempted to conduct this work without prior notice and have agreed to cooperate, he said. said. The FBI raid in Rehoboth is the third known occasion that federal agents have searched Biden-related properties for classified material, CNN reports.
Biden purchased his home in Rehoboth after stepping down as vice president. He occasionally spends weekends with his wife, most recently from January 20th to his 23rd.