by John Solomon at Just the News
The White House misled Congress and the American people about the discovery and handling of classified documents that were in President Joe Biden’s possession at an insecure office at his old university think tank job, the chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee alleged Wednesday,
Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., made the allegations and demanded interviews with five White House officials just days after Biden was interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Hur in a criminal investigation of the same documents discovered last year at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Biden Center in Washington D.C.
Specifically, Comer revealed in a letter to White House Counsel Edward Siskel that evidence showed the White House first learned about the documents at the university office in March 2021, even though it originally claimed the documents were found in November of the following year. It identified at least five interactions White House and Biden attorneys had regarding the documents that were kept from Congress.
“President Biden’s timeline was incomplete and misleading,” Comer declared in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon. “It omitted months of communications, planning, and coordinating among multiple White House officials, Ms. [Kathy] Chung, Penn Biden Center employees, and President Biden’s personal attorneys to retrieve the boxes containing classified materials. The timeline also omitted multiple visits from at least five White House employees, including Dana Remus, Anthony Bernal, Ashley Williams, Annie Tomasini, and an unknown staffer…