The ghostwriter that President Biden confided in concerning classified documents will apparently escape being charged while two of former President Trump’s allies won’t.
Upon hearing that Biden and his ghostwriter will both skate over the classified documents issue, Trump was incensed and railed that it was a two-tier justice system on Truth Social, “VERY UNFAIR. THIS NONSENSE MUST END!!!”
“Confidants of both President Biden and former President Donald Trump deleted or tried to delete evidence pertinent to both men’s hoarding of sensitive national security information, federal investigators say,” the New York Post reported.
“But while Biden’s ghostwriter, Mark Zwonitzer, will not face criminal charges, two Trump employees stand accused along with the former president,” the media outlet pointed out.
Unbelievable. Biden’s ghostwriter deleted files after special counsel was appointed. But he won’t be charged with destruction of evidence or obstruction of justice.
Two Mar a Lago employees charged with obstruction for MOVING BOXES pic.twitter.com/mhGKxSGDHE
— Julie Kelly (@julie_kelly2) February 8, 2024
Special Counsel Robert Hur issued his report concerning Biden on Thursday which was damning for the president concerning his mental acuity. He noted, that Biden “willfully retained and disclosed classified materials,” while reporting that Zwonitzer deleted audio of the president that had “significant evidentiary value.”
Recordings were made between Zwonitzer and Biden when they talked about material that was used in the president’s 2017 memoir “Promise Me, Dad.” The ghostwriter told investigators that he “was aware that there was an investigation” ongoing when he deleted the material, and told them, “I’m not going to say how much of the percentage it was of my motivation.”
Biden ghostwriter Mark Zwonitzer deleted Joe Biden’s audio files after learning about the special counsel probe.
Zwonitzer wrote wrote extensively about the Biden family and their work in Ukraine and might’ve accessed (classified?) records.
The Biden DOJ is not… pic.twitter.com/pA0il8VpYJ
— End Wokeness (@EndWokeness) February 8, 2024
“When asked whether he deleted the recordings to try and prevent investigators from obtaining them, Zwonitzer said that he did not,” the report claimed, adding that he didn’t think investigators would ask him about it.
President Biden has claimed that he did not share classified information with his ghostwriter which has been proven false by investigators.
Biden: “I did not share classified information with my ghostwriter. I did not. Guarantee you did not.”
The Special Counsel report stated Biden’s “disclosure of classified information from his notebooks to his ghostwriter, risked serious damage to America’s national security.” pic.twitter.com/zcYLFVHleP
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) February 9, 2024
CNN’s Elie Honig on Biden’s denial he shared classified documents with his ghostwriter:
“He’s ON TAPE — after he’s out of the vice presidency — saying to his autobiographer, ‘the classified documents are in the basement.’ He knew it!” pic.twitter.com/pft2PbQ9oC
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) February 9, 2024
Biden just angrily denied that he shared classified material with his ghostwriter (also claiming the Special Counsel “did not say” that he did) & asserted none of the materials he improperly retained were “high classified.”
This is page 3 of the Special Counsel’s report: pic.twitter.com/CEwaWNY51X
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) February 9, 2024
Zwonitzer was subpoenaed. At that point, he dubiously told investigators that “when I realized that I still had audio that I did not know I had on the laptop, I made sure to preserve that for this investigation.”
“Our investigation… did not uncover any evidence that Zwonitzer had been in contact with anyone about his decision to delete the recordings,” the report contended. FBI investigators later recovered the deleted audio “though portions of a few of the files appear to be missing.”
It was also revealed that Zwonitzer “kept, and did not delete or attempt to delete, his near-verbatim transcripts of the recordings and produced those transcripts to us, including for each of the incomplete recovered files,” according to the New York Post.
“In the end, prosecutors considered charging Zwonitzer with obstruction of justice, but opted against it, saying, ‘We believe the evidence would be insufficient to obtain a conviction,’” the report explained.
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After the report dropped, Biden held an impromptu press conference that was a disaster. He tried to claim he was sharp as a tack after the report asserted he was anything but that. Many pundits are claiming that the report will end his bid for the presidency in 2024.
“Biden, in an angry rebuttal, said his ‘memory was fine.’ Brimming with emotion during remarks at the White House, he lashed out at the attorney’s suggestion that he had forgotten when his son, Beau, had died and said the accusation that he had willfully kept the classified material was ‘just plain wrong,'” Reuters reported.
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Two of Trump’s associates by contrast will be charged by Special Counsel Jack Smith.
“On June 23, 2022, one day after prosecutors emailed a Trump business attorney about a draft subpoena for surveillance footage, the former president held a roughly 24-minute call with maintenance worker Carlos De Oliveira, according to the indictment,” the New York Post recounted.
“Two days later, De Oliveira and Trump’s valet, Walt Nauta, ‘walked with a flashlight … observed and pointed out surveillance cameras.’ The following Monday, Oliveira allegedly told an employee that ‘the boss’ wanted the server deleted,” the media outlet added.
The indictment in the end did not claim that the footage was destroyed. Trump has denied ordering it to be destroyed from the beginning.
“De Oliveira was charged with four counts, including conspiring to obstruct justice, making false statements, and concealing an object. Nauta got hit with six counts, including charges related to the alleged concealment and obstruction of justice,” the New York Post wrote.
In Hur’s 388-page report on Biden, he discusses why Biden and his ghostwriter were let off the hook while Trump and his associates weren’t.
“With one exception, there is no record of the Department of Justice prosecuting a former president or vice president for mishandling classified documents from his own administration. The exception is former President Trump,” the report stated.
“Most notably, after being given multiple chances to return classified documents and avoid prosecution, Mr. Trump allegedly did the opposite,” Hur’s investigators charged. “He also obstructed justice by enlisting others to destroy evidence and then to lie about it.”
None of that has been proven. Despite that fact, Trump is facing 40 criminal counts related to the Mar-a-Lago classified document case.
Meanwhile, Biden’s lack of mental acuity is used as an excuse to let him off the hook while the president claims he’s sharper than ever. All evidence to the contrary.
Even the most staunch supporter of Joe Biden must secretly think that he’s physically and mentally unfit for the purpose of being President of the United States. The prospect of him continuing for another 4 years is ridiculous.pic.twitter.com/ldPcTMUbjg
— James Melville (@JamesMelville) February 9, 2024
Democrats are most likely about to find out you can’t have it both ways, using Biden’s feebleness to protect him and then trying to refute it to get him re-elected.
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