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President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington, Delaware.The access road to President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware.

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  • DOJ officials conducted a search of Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday.
  • Biden’s personal attorney said in a statement that “six items” with classified markings were found.
  • Classified documents were previously found in Biden’s home and the Penn Biden Center think tank.

Justice Department officials found another set of classified documents in President Joe Biden’s Wilmington, Delaware, home after they conducted a search on Friday, according to a statement from Biden’s personal attorney, Bob Bauer.

“Yesterday, DOJ complete a thorough search of all the materials in the President’s Wilmington home,” Bauer said in the statement. “It began at approximately 9:45 a.m. and concluded at around 10:30 p.m. and covered all working, living and storage spaces in the home.”

A statement from Biden’s special counsel, Richard Sauber, said Biden and the first lady were not present during the search.

Some of the items that were seized from the Wilmington home date back to Biden’s time in the Senate and as vice president, Bauer wrote. Personally handwritten notes from Biden’s vice-presidential tenure were also taken for the Justice Department’s review.

A set of classified documents was previously found inside the garage of Biden’s Delaware home and at the president’s Washington think tank, the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.

Biden’s lawyers first discovered what was described as a “small number” of classified documents on November 2 as they were vacating the office space Biden periodically used at the think tank between 2017 and the beginning of his 2020 presidential campaign.

The president’s personal attorneys then disclosed that they had found a second set of classified documents in the garage of Biden’s Wilmington home on December 20. Both sets of documents 

 

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