• Classified records pose conundrum stretching back to Carter

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    By ZEKE MILLER, FARNOUSH AMIRI, COLLEEN LONG and JILL COLVIN
    Associated Press
    WASHINGTON - The mishandling of classified documents is not a problem unique to President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. At least three presidents, a vice president, a secretary of state and an attorney general have all been tripped up. The issue of classified records and who, exactly, has hung onto them has gotten more complicated as news surfaced Tuesday that former Vice President Mike Pence also had such records in his possession after he left office. As in Biden's case, lawyers for Pence say he...
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  • Classified documents at Mike Pence's home, too, his lawyer says

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    By JILL COLVIN
    NEW YORK - Documents with classified markings were discovered in former Vice President Mike Pence ‘s Indiana residence last week, his lawyer says, the latest in a string of recoveries of papers meant to be treated with utmost sensitivity from the homes of current and former top U.S. officials.
    “A small number of documents,” taken into FBI custody last Thursday, “were inadvertently boxed and transported” to the former vice president's home at the end of the last administration, Pence's lawyer, Greg Jacob, wrote in a letter to the National Archives shared with The Associated...
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