Georgia Democrat Claims There Are ‘Big Differences’ In Biden’s Handling Of Classified Documents Vs Trump’s

Democrat Georgia Representative Hank Johnson, who is known for absurdly suggesting that overpopulation could cause the island Guam to “tip over and capsize,” attempted to argue that there are “big differences” between Democrat President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents from the Obama-Biden administration and former President Donald Trump’s handling of classified documents from his administration. 

Numerous batches of classified documents from the Obama-Biden administration have recently been found in Biden’s possession at multiple unsecure locations like his Delaware home and his office at the Biden Penn Center in Washington, which he began occasionally working from in 2017 after his vice presidency. 

In a statement shared with Fox News Digital, Johnson claimed that there are “big differences” in Biden’s classified document scandal and those found during an FBI raid on Trump’s home in Florida last summer. 

“It is refreshing to see the Department of Justice restored from its politicization during the Trump years, and I applaud Attorney General Garland for acting swiftly in appointing a special counsel to investigate the Biden document discoveries,” Johnson said. “Based on what we know, there is a big difference between the Trump and Biden document cases.”

“At first, Trump lied about their very existence, while his lawyers asserted that there were no more documents. When Trump finally admitted that he knowingly took and possessed the classified documents, he refused numerous requests to return them. He even failed to comply with a subpoena,” Johnson added. “Classified documents were actually seized from Trump’s own desk. Moreover, there is no documentation supporting any claim that any of the Trump documents were declassified.”

Johnson baselessly insisted that Trump’s handling of classified materials is an “open-and-shut case,” but that it’s “too early to reach any conclusions” about the way Biden handled classified documents. Notably, Biden never had the power to declassify documents as vice president, but Trump did have that power as president. 

“The Trump document case is an open-and-shut case and should proceed without delay to a final and just resolution,” Johnson said. “There remains much we don’t know about the Biden document discoveries, and it’s too early to reach any conclusions. I am confident, however, that the process has begun to ensure that we get to the truth, and that justice will be done.”

Earlier that day, Johnson had suggested that the classified documents had been “planted” at Biden’s residence. 

“My response to it all is that alleged classified documents showing up allegedly in the possession of Joseph Biden, you know, I mean, there’s so much that needs to be investigated,” Johnson said. “And that’s, that’s what I called for is for everything to be investigated, but I’m suspicious of the timing of it.”

“I’m also aware of the fact that things can be planted on people, places and things can be planted, things can be planted in places and then discovered conveniently, that may be what has occurred here,” he claimed. “I’m not ruling that out.”

“But I don’t, I’m open in terms of the investigation needs to be investigated,” Johnson added.

D & B Staff

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