After the Division of Justice seized extra labeled paperwork from President Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, Republicans in Congress are sounding off, with some accusing the White Home of mendacity a number of instances.
White Home Particular Counsel to the President Richard Sauber mentioned in a Saturday night time assertion that the Justice Division’s search concluded on Friday night time at round 10:30 p.m. after 12 hours.
“On Friday, DOJ performed a complete search of the President’s Wilmington residence, and it concluded late Friday night time. The assertion from the President’s private legal professional particulars how that search was performed, what supplies had been reviewed, and what was discovered. Neither the President nor the First Woman had been current in the course of the search,” Sauber mentioned.
The assertion additionally says that Biden directed his legal professionals to be “absolutely cooperative” with the Justice Division throughout its investigation.
Former President Donald Trump took to Reality Social Saturday night to touch upon the continued controversy.
“They created this Paperwork mess for themselves by being so completely DERANGED about me, and I did NOTHING WRONG!!!” he wrote.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas tweed “AGAIN?!?” in response to the information:
The GOP Home Oversight Committee requested “Is the scavenger hunt over?”
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., mentioned “I assume there wasn’t nothing there there, Mr. President.”
Sen, Rick Scott, R-Fla., mentioned that Biden has had labeled paperwork in his home for years, and hasn’t given a proof.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., requested Biden what number of extra paperwork have not but been found.
Rep. Mary Miller, R-Unwell. requested in a tweet if Biden goes to be charged with obstruction of justice.
“The DOJ quietly raided Biden’s Delaware dwelling on Friday and located MORE CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS. Will Biden be charged with obstruction of justice for persevering with to LIE and conceal paperwork? Why did the White House LIE a number of instances about there being no further paperwork?,” Miller mentioned.
Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, tweeted that “All I anticipate from this Administration is one other set of lies.”
Fox Information’ Brooke Singman and Patrick Ward contributed to this report.