A study from Special Counsel Robert Hur revealed President Biden's ghostwriter will not look charges contempt deleting grounds of nan sharing of classified worldly during nan investigation. The item comes amid different stunning revelations successful nan report, which Fox News contributor Jonathan Turley said "establishes each of nan elements of crimes" Monday connected "The Ingraham Angle."
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JONATHAN TURLEY: I would beryllium very concerned astir a customer who was informed of a pending investigation and destroyed nan cardinal worldly evidence. The different absorbing anomaly successful this is that if they wanted to prosecute this aggressively, arsenic they did pinch nan Trump investigations, we've seen prosecutors really unit witnesses for illustration this, saying that we whitethorn indict you for obstruction, to get their cooperation, to spot if they person much grounds to offer. Instead, they did what they did pinch nan president. They benignant of convinced themselves that location was nary logic to earnestly prosecute criminal charges. And it's very difficult to quadrate pinch what nan study says. This study establishes each of nan elements of crimes. They could person easily, connected these facts, charged nan president pinch mishandling of classified material, willfully retaining classified material, showing that worldly to others. That should sound familiar, because those are dozens of counts against President Trump. And that's nan logic why Hur had to spell backmost to this. He's conscionable excessively sympathetic to prosecute, because different you're really near wondering, well, OK, why don't you opportunity you should prosecute him aft he leaves office?
Mark Zwonitzer — who collaborated pinch Biden connected his memoir "Promise Me, Dad" — erased audio files successful his possession that contained "significant evidentiary value," Hur's study revealed.
Zwonitzer admitted to nan FBI that he "was alert that location was an investigation" erstwhile he deleted nan evidence.
Hur began investigating Biden’s improper retention of classified records past year.
Those records included classified documents astir subject and overseas argumentation successful Afghanistan, among different records related to nationalist information and overseas policy, which Hur said implicated "sensitive intelligence sources and methods."
"When asked whether he deleted nan recordings to effort and forestall investigators from obtaining them, Zwonitzer said that he did not," nan study states.
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It added, "Our investigation […] did not uncover immoderate grounds that Zwonitzer had been successful interaction pinch anyone astir his determination to delete nan recordings."
Hur will not urge criminal charges against Biden for mishandling classified documents, contempt uncovering "evidence that President Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials aft his vice presidency erstwhile he was a backstage citizen."
Fox News' Timothy H. J. Nerozzi contributed to this report.