Joe Biden didn’t hold back when asked for his first thoughts after seeing a photo of top secret White House documents from his predecessor’s administration stashed away at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Florida.
‘How that could possibly happen, how anyone could be that irresponsible.’ President Biden solemnly told CBS News a year ago. ‘And I thought: what data was in there that may compromise sources and methods . . . Just totally irresponsible.’
To say he might now be regretting his strong words may be the understatement of the year as far as Washington D.C. is concerned. Mr Biden was plunged into what may become the most serious crisis of his presidency on Thursday when a special counsel was named to investigate how two batches of classified documents from his time as vice president were found at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and at an unsecured office in the capital.
Some of the secret papers — which reportedly include intelligence briefings on Iran, Ukraine…