WASHINGTON — Five more pages containing classified information were found at President Biden’s Delaware at home Thursday, White House On Saturday, the total of six pages discovered this week was taken to 6.

A person having direct knowledge of this matter stated that the additional pages were discovered only hours later. White House Statement on Thursday morning, which cited one Mr. Biden’s aides had discovered the night before in a storage area adjacent to the garage of the president’s home in Wilmington.

Thursday night, White House According to Justice Department officials, they had attempted to recover the page. White House To oversee the transfer, a lawyer met with them. It also included five classified pages.

It was revealed that Mr. Biden’s The lawyers gave new information about the unfolding discoveries over the past 2 months regarding classified material that he had received during his tenure as vice president at Before he began his 2020 campaign, he lived in his home and used an office. White House. On Thursday, Attorney General Merrick B. Galrland appointed a special counsel to conduct an investigation into Mr. Biden’s Handling sensitive documents

They also justified their decision to keep the details secret. The White House Criticisms of the company’s public disclosures include why they didn’t reveal them earlier or why it only acknowledged Monday that certain classified files were found. at Mr. Biden’s It did not show that any additional had been discovered at the office in Nov. 2. at The next month, he moved into his home.

Mr. Biden’s lead personal lawyer, Bob Bauer, said in a statement on Saturday that the president’s legal team had tried to balance being transparent with “the established norms and limitations necessary to protect the investigation’s integrity.”

“These considerations require avoiding the public release of detail relevant to the investigation while it is ongoing,” He concluded.

He cited multiple rationales: Investigators at The Justice Department may object that the identification of witnesses, documents or other events during the investigation could cause them to lose their work. The risk of leaking certain details to the public could be that later statements might prove to have been true if additional information becomes available. “incomplete.”

It was called the White House Richard Sauber, a lawyer said that a classified single-page document from Mr. Biden’s Wilmington home.

In his Saturday speech, Mr. Bauer stated that Mr. Biden’s The document was found by the aides. “left the document where it was found and suspended their search of the specific space where it was located.” They informed the Justice Department on the morning of the second day and started “arranging for the delivery of that material.”

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In a Saturday statement, Mr. Sauber claimed that his security clearance had allowed him to go to Wilmington On Thursday night, he was there to supervise the document transfer. He continued when Justice Department personnel arrived. “five additional pages with classification markings were discovered among the material with it, for a total of six pages,” Who are these officials? “immediately took possession of.”

An individual familiar with this matter stated that the six pages contained more than one document.

Additionally, Mr. Bauer provided a timeline with certain details.

“After Mr. Biden’s On Nov. 2, personal lawyers came across documents from Obama’s era in the closet of an Office Mr. Biden owned. at Washington’s Penn Biden Center is the think tank White House The National Archives and Records Administration was notified of their discovery.

Over the course of the next 8 days, Mr. Biden’s Personal lawyers were involved with the archives up to Nov. 10. The Justice Department then informed them that it had started a preliminary investigation into the matter.

“Once the president’s personal attorneys heard from D.O.J., the president’s personal attorneys were in regular contact with D.O.J.,” Herr Bauer stated.

The National Archives’ inspector general told the Justice Department about the matter on Nov. 4, and the department opened an inquiry on Nov. 9.

Some have suggested that Biden’s team should have notified the Justice Department as soon as possible.

According to the legend, Mr. Biden’s personal lawyers inspected the garage of the president’s Wilmington Herr Bauer has called it “house and found” “a small number of potential records bearing classified markings.”

Mr. Bauer said that they stopped looking and called the Justice Department. They took the documents from the garage the day after.

Mr. Biden’s Personal lawyers searched Mr. Biden’s Homes in Wilmington Rehoboth Beach (Delaware) on January 11 to request any additional records after they discovered the one-page file stored in their storage space. Wilmington.

“Following the search at the Wilmington residence, the attorneys proceeded to the Rehoboth residence and conducted a search there,” Mr. Bauer’s timeline said. “No potential records were identified at the Rehoboth Beach residence, and the attorneys returned to Washington, D.C., late in the evening.”

On Saturday, Mr. Biden’s Both personal and White House Legal teams didn’t anticipate the release of additional details.

“We have now publicly released specific details about the documents identified, how they were identified, and where they were found,” He stated. “The appointment of the special counsel in this matter this week means we will now refer specific questions to the special counsel’s office moving forward.”