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NBC News reporting more classified documents found by Biden's team (Original Post) Marius25 Jan 2023 OP
It doesn't matter one bit in the legal sense... W_HAMILTON Jan 2023 #1
Precisely! SheltieLover Jan 2023 #3
Exactly. They've never been one to let facts get in the way of anything. nt Phoenix61 Jan 2023 #4
You're right: That party of treason doesn't need AMMO to make shit up, lie et al. LenaBaby61 Jan 2023 #9
I am wishing there was security video of these offices lapfog_1 Jan 2023 #2
Yeah, I wasn't buying the whole "plant" thing at first. GoCubsGo Jan 2023 #18
Make it stop wryter2000 Jan 2023 #5
Yes, frustrating. Model35mech Jan 2023 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Jan 2023 #7
I'm sorry, but something isn't right about this. Wouldn't be surprised if they were planted. LenaBaby61 Jan 2023 #8
It does seem odd and "convenient." CentralMass Jan 2023 #10
The timing certainly is odd and convenient for MAGAs. wnylib Jan 2023 #19
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Jan 2023 #17
Why did it take so long to clear out these offices and why lawyers? rwheeler31 Jan 2023 #11
They're living and working in the DC bloodsport arena. Of COURSE they got lawyers. Bucky Jan 2023 #15
President Biden directed his aides to search the additional files ...... Lovie777 Jan 2023 #12
People working at the Obama, Bush, and Clinton foundations should go a-rummaging Bucky Jan 2023 #13
It made me mad I_UndergroundPanther Jan 2023 #14
From Politicus Pantagruel Jan 2023 #16
Y For Jen Psaki!💙 Cha Jan 2023 #20
Biden is just showing what Trump should have done gulliver Jan 2023 #21
In DC,in a locked office,in a locked cabinet or closet. Bengus81 Jan 2023 #22
That's how one is supposed to store common classified materials. haele Jan 2023 #24
If it wasn't there legally it is an issue. CentralMass Jan 2023 #25
ffs. find everything first, if you must, THEN turn it at the same time ecstatic Jan 2023 #23

W_HAMILTON

(8,037 posts)
1. It doesn't matter one bit in the legal sense...
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 05:35 PM
Jan 2023

...and in the propaganda/political sense, it's not like Republicans ever needed """ammo""" to begin with, since they would happily just make shit up regardless.

GoCubsGo

(32,328 posts)
18. Yeah, I wasn't buying the whole "plant" thing at first.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:33 PM
Jan 2023

But, I'm having second thoughts. I hope they do a good job of dusting them for finger prints. And, I'm betting there ARE security cameras around.

Model35mech

(1,936 posts)
6. Yes, frustrating.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 05:42 PM
Jan 2023

BUT we don't know what the documents were. It's possible that Biden as VP might have been involved in things that he prepared becoming classified as soon as he generated them.




Response to Marius25 (Original post)

LenaBaby61

(6,991 posts)
8. I'm sorry, but something isn't right about this. Wouldn't be surprised if they were planted.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 05:43 PM
Jan 2023

The GQP US Taliban Party of pedios, liars, Santos, tRump of treason is liable to do ANYTHING.

This is the party of REVENGE, and I put NOTHING past them. You see that they're trying to blow up "everything," destroy this country and are SO supportive of and Pro-Putin.

wnylib

(22,740 posts)
19. The timing certainly is odd and convenient for MAGAs.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:38 PM
Jan 2023

So is the timing coincidental?

OTOH, claiming that they were planted sounds like a Trump excuse.

Seems like we are lacking some background info.

Response to LenaBaby61 (Reply #8)

rwheeler31

(6,242 posts)
11. Why did it take so long to clear out these offices and why lawyers?
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 05:58 PM
Jan 2023

The reporting on this story seems off. They are trying to create a sinister motive by leaving out details.

Bucky

(54,493 posts)
15. They're living and working in the DC bloodsport arena. Of COURSE they got lawyers.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:08 PM
Jan 2023

There's going to be a House investigation into this "scandal". Count on it.

There's simply no comparison (or rather no sane comparison) between these Biden files and the depth and sheer quantity of classified data mishandling in the Trump files.

Lovie777

(13,196 posts)
12. President Biden directed his aides to search the additional files ......
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:00 PM
Jan 2023

The corrupt GQP know the difference, but will ignore it.

Bucky

(54,493 posts)
13. People working at the Obama, Bush, and Clinton foundations should go a-rummaging
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:04 PM
Jan 2023

I'm sure all sorts of classified info has gotten slipped into all sorts of legacy files.
So much data gets classified in response to FOIA requests, I'm certain there's violations in every president's library.

The real difference is that the Biden Foundation workers identified it, reported it, and turned it in promptly. Trump hid and through his lawyers deliberately lied about the classified info and, in all likelihood, has already sold some of it to Russian and Saudi operatives. Also, the sheer volume of data and levels of sensitivity of the data in question is so much worse with Trump

Trump's data breech had to be solved with an FBI search warrant. Biden's people voluntarily reported themselves on their error. No cover ups, no lies.

I_UndergroundPanther

(12,661 posts)
14. It made me mad
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:06 PM
Jan 2023

That a trump appointed judge was put on this issue,garland put him there so it would look bipartisan.

You cant be bipartisan with fucking fascists dammit!!

 

Pantagruel

(2,580 posts)
16. From Politicus
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 06:20 PM
Jan 2023

https://www.politicususa.com/2023/01/10/biden-classified-docs-jen-psaki.html


"Jen Psaki said on Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace:

I think what they’re strategically doing, and this is what someone told me there today is being very by the book in every aspect of this, and now this is being reviewed by the Justice Department. Therefore it is in the hands of the Justice Department to provide any additional details. We know the Justice Department does not do such things when a review is ongoing.


There’s an aspect of that that is both convenient in that there’s not more details that can be shared and inconvenient because clarifying details are not available to them. They are strategically and purposefully trying to do every aspect by the book because that, in the end, may help them in the long-term even if it’s unpleasant right now.

The strategy is that the White House knows that they make take a little short term hit in the news cycle, but by doing things the right way, they will gain credibility and the story will fade away.

Nothing suffocates a media story more than boring facts that don’t feed a scandal.

One of the many ways that Trump failed as president was that he thought he had to win every second of the media cycle. By compulsively lying non-stop, he fed and created scandals that didn’t go away for days, weeks, or months at a time.

The Biden White House knows that the finding that he did nothing wrong will have more credibility if they follow the law. Politically, it also creates a great contrast with Trump and reminds voters of why they elected Biden in the first place.

It is a smart strategy that deals with a bit of negative coverage today in exchange for victory down the road."

gulliver

(13,271 posts)
21. Biden is just showing what Trump should have done
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 07:06 PM
Jan 2023

If Trump had turned over any documents found and behaved lawfully according to the process (as Biden is doing), Trump would have no problems right now.

The DoJ investigator is a Trump appointee, so Republicans can't claim bias. Let the chips fall where they may. Biden did the right thing; Trump did the wrong thing.

Bengus81

(7,043 posts)
22. In DC,in a locked office,in a locked cabinet or closet.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 07:20 PM
Jan 2023

When they find a load of them at some resort country club with members coming and going that Biden owns and then lies about returning them give me a call.

GOP nothing burger...........

haele

(12,823 posts)
24. That's how one is supposed to store common classified materials.
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 07:42 PM
Jan 2023

In a locked room in a locked cabinet. It isn't until you get to Secret or TS that it gets complex and highly monitored.

Haele

ecstatic

(33,124 posts)
23. ffs. find everything first, if you must, THEN turn it at the same time
Wed Jan 11, 2023, 07:38 PM
Jan 2023

Nobody is even asking for anything. Enough. Every one of those clowns working for him needs to be fired.

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