The news cycle regarding the discovery of classified documents at the personal residences of Joe Biden continues to move at a breakneck pace.
The administration has struggled to keep up with a flurry of requests and inquiries from the Department of Justice and the media.
As Biden faces a Special Counsel investigation that will result in intensified scrutiny on his administration, a report released on Thursday indicates that the Biden administration attempted to collude with the Department of Justice to hide the scandal from the American public.
The report, released by the Washington Post, says that the Biden administration and the Department of Justice believed that they had an “understanding” about keeping the matter quiet and out of the eyes of the American public.
Just last week, Biden Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre claimed that the Biden administration was being transparent throughout the investigation, a claim that has been repeatedly contradicted, including by the most recent news.
The White House and Justice Department (DOJ) reportedly agreed to hide President Joe Biden’s classified document scandal from the American people until it leaked to the press, despite their repeated claims of transparency.
Not only did the White House and DOJ try to obscure the scandal from public view, but they also refused to divulge that the second trove of classified documents were already unearthed at Biden’s home in Wilmington when CBS News first contacted the White House about the initial leak of classified documents apparently illegally stored at the Biden Penn Center, according to the Washington Post: “Early on, Biden’s attorneys and Justice Department investigators both thought they had a shared understanding about keeping the matter quiet,” the Post admitted, noting the Biden administration’s attempt to conceal revelations of the second trove of stashed documents.
“CBS News was the first news organization to learn of the matter, contacting the White House on Jan. 6 to ask about the Penn Biden Center documents,” the report continued.