President Joe Biden wilfully disclosed ‘classified materials’ but not charged after portraying himself as ‘elderly man’, special counsel says | US News

Joe Biden won’t face criminal charges over the handling of classified documents, after the president portrayed himself as an “elderly man with a poor memory”, said the special counsel.

But Robert Hur said Mr Biden’s actions “present serious risks to national security” after he concluded the president had “wilfully retained and disclosed classified materials”.

A White House official said: “We are pleased that this investigation has concluded and that the special counsel found no criminal charged are warranted in this matter.

“The most important decision the special counsel made – that no charged are warranted – is firmly based on the facts and evidence.”

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