U.S. attorney general names special counsel for classified docs found in Biden’s garage

By: and - January 12, 2023 2:12 pm
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department to announce the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the discovery of classified documents held by President Joe Biden at an office and his home on Jan. 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Garland announced that former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert Hur was appointed as special counsel for the investigation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department to announce the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the discovery of classified documents held by President Joe Biden at an office and his home on Jan. 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Garland announced that former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert Hur was appointed as special counsel for the investigation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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