Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.Ky.) stated President Joe Biden Former President Donald Trump deserves to be treated “exactly the same way” for mishandling classified documents.

“I think the attorney general probably did the right thing by having two special counsels,” McConnell told Terry Meiners on Kentucky’s NewsRadio 840 WHAS. “What’s good for one candidate for president ought to be good for another one.”

Robert Hur was last week appointed special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland to examine the documents that were found. Biden’s former office in Washington and his Delaware home. A different Justice Department special counsel, Jack Smith, is conducting a criminal probe into Trump’s mishandling of classified files, including hundreds of highly sensitive documents recovered with a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago.

The two cases present significant differences. Biden’s team has been cooperating with the Justice Department and the National Archives, and turned over the documents as soon as they found them. Trump refused to turn over files requested by the White House. This led to an FBI search of Trump’s home in August.

The number of documents found in Trump’s possession also is far greater. The FBI found over 300 classified documents in Mar-a-LagoWhile Biden A Federal law enforcement source had approximately 20, told CBS News.

The The White House condemned Monday’s double-standard response by Republicans to the election. Biden discoveries.

“President Biden is doing the right thing and is cooperating fully with a thorough review, but House Republicans are playing politics in a shamelessly hypocritical attempt to attack President Biden,” Ian Sam, White House spokesperson, said this in a statement.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform wants to inquire Biden over the findings, but its chair said looking into Trump’s mishandling of top secret files “will not be a priority.”

“I don’t feel like we need to spend a whole lot of time investigating President Trump because the Democrats have done that for the past six years,” Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) told CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday.

This month was earlier. McConnell It was also shown Biden A rare display of bipartisanship was seen at an Kentucky event to highlight the infrastructure bill that funds the renovation and expansion funding for Brent Spence Bridge connecting Cincinnati, Ohio with Covington (Ky.).

Trump is often criticized McConnell Despite being married to his long-serving Senate GOP leader, he seems unscathed.

“I’ve got better things to do with my time than read the daily tweets and expressions of opinion and I don’t spend any time thinking about it,” McConnell told Meiners.