- A particular counsel was appointed to look into Biden’s mishandling of categorized paperwork.
- The DOJ beforehand appointed particular counsel to probe Trump for attainable mishandling of paperwork.
- A former Trump aide stated the simultaneous investigations might be a problem for the division.
A former aide to former President Donald Trump stated the Justice Department might presumably look into the issues involving President Biden and Trump equally as they run separate however concurrent probes into the removing of categorized paperwork.
“The Justice Department has an entire collection of issues proper now. You have two particular counsels engaged on unbiased timelines with very totally different info,” Sarah Isgur stated on ABC ‘This Week’ on Sunday.
Isgur stated the division, which has additionally not too long ago appointed a particular counsel to look into President Joe Biden’s mishandling of classified documents, needs “to deal with like circumstances alike,” and questioned if the 2 circumstances might be in contrast.
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“The Justice Department does not simply work on the statutory definition of the crime, which on this case is knowingly eradicating categorized paperwork, it additionally appears at precedent,” Isgur stated.
She added that in 2016 when then James Comey, the previous FBI director investigated and did not bring charges against former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over her use of a non-public electronic mail server stated that in all of the circumstances the place the DOJ pursued expenses, there have been at the least two elements of the crime that had been met.
“The DOJ likes to deal with like circumstances alike and that is going to be an enormous drawback when you might have two of those transferring on the identical time,” Isgur stated.