President Biden aides have found at least one more batch of classified documents located at a location other than the Penn Biden Center office in Washington, D.C., that he used in the years after he was vice president during the Obama administration, Fox News has confirmed.
A source told NBC News, which first reported the development, that aides to Biden have been searching for additional documents that contained classified material in other locations that may have been used by the president.
The development comes after a separate batch of classified documents were recovered from Biden’s private office located at the Penn Biden Center in November.
While at the North American Leaders’ Summit in Mexico City on Tuesday, Biden addressed the documents recovered from the Penn Biden Center.
“Let me get rid of the easy one first,” Biden said. “People know I take classified documents and classified information seriously.”
“They did what they should have done. They immediately called the [National Archives]… turned them over to the Archives, and I was briefed about this discovery and surprised to learn that there were any government records that were taken there to that office,” Biden added. “But I don’t know what’s in the documents. My lawyers have not suggested I ask what documents they were.”
When asked during Wednesday’s press briefing if Biden has asked his lawyers to look into whether any other classified documents were taken to other locations, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre declined to share any further information.