During an event on Wednesday, a reporter asked the governor for his thoughts on what is “going on with President Biden.”
“So the question’s about Biden’s documents,” DeSantis began. “And um … you know, look, he said that it was incredibly reckless to have classified [documents], he said all this stuff, you know, on ’60 Minutes.'”
He continued, “And, you know, now you find out he had them stashed behind his Corvette at his house that Hunter had access to — which is definitely a security risk in my book.”
“And so I think it just shows you what some of these folks do. They had all this stuff to say, now they’re acting like this is something like it’s not a big deal. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. You can’t have two different sets of rules based on your political party,” he added.
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DeSantis on Biden docs:
"He said that it was incredibly reckless to have classified [documents] … they had all this stuff to say, now they're acting like this is something like it's not a big deal … you can't have two different sets of rules based on your political party." pic.twitter.com/zFTQ9iQkbH
— Washington Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) January 18, 2023
Biden is facing a special counsel investigation into his handling of classified documents.
On Jan. 9, it was reported a U.S. attorney was reviewing roughly 10 classified documents from Biden’s time as vice president found at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. Those documents were discovered in November before the midterm election.
And on Saturday, White House lawyer Richard Sauber revealed six documents with classified markings were found in the president’s private library of his Wilmington home. One was found on Wednesday, and five more were discovered on Thursday.
The investigation into Biden comes months after he criticized former President Donald Trump for his handling of classified documents.
“How anyone could be that irresponsible. And I thought, ‘What data was in there that may compromise sources and methods?’ By that, I mean names of people who helped,” Biden told CBS News’ “60 Minutes” about his reaction to Trump’s handling of classified documents.
He added it was “just totally irresponsible.”
In August, DeSantis also reacted to the Mar-a-Lago search as he tweeted, “The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves. Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.”
The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves. Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.
— Ron DeSantis (@RonDeSantisFL) August 9, 2022
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