Classified documents were found at the Indiana home of former Vice President Mike Pence, his lawyer said.
Mr Pence’s attorney, Greg Jacobs, told the National Archives: “The additional records appear to be a handful of classified-marked documents that were inadvertently boxed and shipped to the former vice president’s private home at the end of the previous administration. ’” in a letter last week.
He said Mr. Pence was “unaware of the existence of sensitive or classified documents in his private residence” and that he “understands the importance of protecting sensitive and classified information and stands ready and willing to cooperate fully with the National Archives and any appropriate investigation. “
In a separate letter, his representatives said FBI agents went to Mr. Pence’s home to collect classified documents.
When Mr. Pence was asked in August whether he took any classified information with him when he left office, he said: “No, not that I know of.”
it appears in Top Secret Documents Revealed During the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
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