Special counsel named to probe classified records found at Biden’s private home and office

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Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday appointed former federal prosecutor Robert Hur as special counsel to investigate the discovery of classified government records at the private home and office of President Joe Biden.

Garland’s announcement, which cited “extraordinary circumstances,” came hours after Biden and his lawyer said that a second batch of classified documents recently had been found in a garage in the president’s private home in Wilmington, Delaware.

A first batch of classified documents was found Nov. 2 by lawyers for the president in an office in a Washington think tank that Biden had used while a private citizen.

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