In the United States, the case around secret documents from previous years of government is expanding: according to media reports, classified documents were also discovered in the home of former Republican Vice President Mike Pence.
A lawyer for the politician found about a dozen documents at his Indiana home last week, CNN reported today. The documents have already been seized by the Federal Police.
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The 63-year-old was Vice President Donald Trump for four years. He appeared as a loyal companion. The fact that Trump incited his supporters against Pence on the day of the attack on the Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021 permanently damaged the relationship between the two.
With a view to the 2024 presidential election, the former deputy is considered Trump’s possible competitor among Republicans. However, he has yet to declare his candidacy.
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In recent weeks, confidential documents from President Joe Biden’s time as Vice President Barack Obama have repeatedly surfaced in private rooms. The case puts Democrats under pressure.
Trump also caused a scandal with a similar case in the summer. The FBI raided his Florida home in August and seized thousands of documents, including classified documents. Both cases are being investigated by special investigators.