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FBI Searches Former Vice President Mike Pence’s Home



The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigated the Carmel, Indiana home of former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday morning after classified government documents were found there weeks earlier. The FBI is also expected to search Pence’s office in Washington, DC, CNN reported.

Pence’s lawyer, Greg Jacob, had noticed a dozen “lower level” classified documents in four boxes in Pence’s vice presidential residence and his White House office. Jacob then contacted the National Archives about these documents on January 18, The Hill reported.

The documents, which were returned to the archives, included “background briefing memos that were prepared for Pence’s foreign trips,” CNN noted. Jacobs said that Pence had taken them by accident.

The FBI and the Justice Department’s National Security Division spoke with Pence’s team days before the Friday search; the team offered its full cooperation and said they had unsuccessfully searched for more documents in Pence’s home beforehand, finding nothing.

The FBI found one additional classified document during their search of Pence’s home. Classified documents were also found in Biden’s old Washington, D.C. office in November, at his Wilmington, Delaware home in December and early January, and in the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump.

On Wednesday of this week, the FBI also searched Biden’s Rehoboth Beach, Delaware residence, but didn’t find any additional classified documents.

Last August, the FBI retrieved over 300 classified documents from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence after he ignored a subpoena to return the classified documents. The FBI retrieved the documents and returned them to the National Archives.

Former presidents and vice presidents are required to submit classified documents to the National Archives for proper storage after their presidential terms end.

On Thursday, Pence was subpoenaed by Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith. While Smith is overseeing probes into the retrieval of classified documents from Trump, Pence was subpoenaed in relationship to the January 6, 2021 riots at the U.S. Capitol.

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AOC Responds to Video of Man Threatening Her – Suggests There May Be ‘Info About His Other Whereabouts That Day’



U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is responding after the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack released video of a man they say was part of a tour given by Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk on January 5. That man later threatened the popular Congresswoman from New York and other top Democrats on January 6.

“There’s no escape, Pelosi,” says the man the Committee states was on the tour. “Schumer. Nadler. We’re coming for you.”

“We’re coming in like white on rice,” he continues. “For Pelosi. Nadler. Schumer. Even you, AOC,” referring to the Speaker of the House, Rep. Jerry Nadler, the Senate Majority Leader, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Calling the man “an insurrectionist,” AOC posted a tweet asking the Georgia GOP Congressman who gave the tour if he’s like to comment:

Responding to The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez suggested there might be more information about the man the Committee says was on the Jan. 5 tour and later threatened Democrats on January 6.

He “marched to Capitol grounds with a flagpole fashioned into a weapon, but the committee has not released further info about his other whereabouts that day,” suggesting she thinks or knows they have more information about his activities.

All this is in the context of Rep. Loudermilk first denying he gave any tour, then repeatedly changed his story.

CNBC adds that “Republicans on the Committee on House Administration, which Loudermilk sits on, claimed to have reviewed security video footage of the days leading up to the riot and found ‘there were no tours, no large groups, no one with [Make America Great Again] hats on.'”

The video released Wednesday morning appears to show that claim is false, which the January 6 Committee stating its “review of evidence directly contradicts that denial.”

UPDATE: 1:25 PM ET –
AOC posted this new tweet:



‘We’re Coming to Take You Out’: Committee Posts Video of Man on Jan. 5 Tour Who Threatened Pelosi, Top Dems on Jan. 6

Committee Asks Congressman Why ‘Family’ on Capitol Tour Took Photos of Areas ‘Not Typically of Interest to Tourists’

Man Who Went on GOP Lawmaker’s Capitol Tour Caught on Camera Threatening Lawmakers on Jan. 6: Report

Capitol Police Confirm Georgia GOP Congressman Led 15 Visitors on Tour of US Capitol Complex on Jan. 5

Georgia GOP Rep. Who Denied Tours Were Given Now at Center of Investigation Into Who Led Pre-Insurrection Capitol Tours


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