In the United States, the affair spreads to secret documents from earlier years of government: also in the home of the former Republican Vice President Mike Pence According to media reports, documents classified as secret have been discovered. A lawyer for the politician found about a dozen documents in his house in the state of Indiana last week, the broadcaster CNN reported on Tuesday. The documents have since been picked up by the federal police.
The 63-year-old was Vice President for four years donald trump. He appeared as a loyal companion. The fact that Trump incited his supporters against Pence on the day of the attack on the Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021, damaged the relationship between the two permanently. With a view to the 2024 presidential election, the former deputy is considered Trump’s possible competitor among the Republicans. However, he has not yet declared his candidacy.
In the past few weeks, there have been several confidential documents in the President’s private rooms Joe Biden from his time as Vice President of Barack Obama. The affair puts the Democrats under pressure. Trump also caused a scandal with a similar case in the summer. The FBI raided his Florida home in August and seized thousands of documents, including classified documents. Both cases are now being investigated by special investigators.
According to reports, Pence had his home in Carmel searched for documents in the course of the document finds at Biden. When asked by a reporter last year whether he had taken classified documents from the White House, Pence said: “No, I didn’t.” After the search of ex-President Trump’s property, Pence had stood behind his former boss.