Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre continues to shut down questions surrounding classified documents found in Biden’s possession in the Penn Biden Center and the President’s Delaware residences.
During a press briefing on Friday, Karine Jean-Pierre was asked if Biden’s weekend visit to his Delaware home was related to the classified documents.
“As it relates to classified documents information, I would refer you to the White House Counsel’s office. And as it relates to the investigation specifically, I would refer you to the Department of Justice,” stated Jean-Pierre.
“I am going to continue to be consistent and respect the Department of Justice process,” explained Jean-Pierre.
Yesterday, the President stated he has “no regrets” over the handling of the classified documents.
During today’s press briefing, Karine Jean-Pierre was asked what the President meant by “no regrets.”
Jean-Pierre repeated the catchphrase that the President “takes classified documents seriously.” She added that she “totally understood” the question but was going to be “prudent” about providing further information on the investigation process.
Another journalist asked if Jean-Pierre could “walk us through what the process is supposed to look like when classified documents are improperly handled.” Again, Jean-Pierre shut down the question.
“I hear the question, it has been asked to me many different times and in many different ways. I appreciate the effort. Again, I am going to refer you to the White House Counsel’s Office. I am just not going to be speaking on it from here,” said the press secretary.
During yesterday’s remarks, Biden stated that he follows what the lawyers have told him to do throughout the investigation process. A reporter asked if his answer had been “vetted through the Counsel.”
Jean-Pierre reiterated what the President said, explaining that Biden and his team are “cooperating fully” with investigation procedures.
BIDEN CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS
Biden’s government is facing severe criticism over his lack of transparency regarding the classified documents found in his possession.
Representative Jim Jordan accused the White House of being “anything but transparent.”
In an interview with CBS News, Ed O’Keefe said that “the issue with public transparency, and the president not being straight with the American public is certainly going to linger.”
The Pavlovic Today founder and Editor-In-Chief, Ksenija Pavlovic, states that “it is not Biden’s role to decide what questions the press should ask him. The Biden’s job is to provide answers.”
The question remains: How much time and pressure will it take for the White House to be transparent with the American public on its apparent mishandling of classified information?
The Pavlovic Today will keep writing about this for as long as it takes.