Vice President Kamala Harris pushed again forcefully on Friday towards a particular counsel report that questioned President Biden’s reminiscence, describing it as “politically motivated.”
“The best way the president’s demeanor in that report was characterised couldn’t be extra fallacious on the information and clearly politically motivated,” Ms. Harris mentioned in response to questions from reporters on the White Home.
She additionally mentioned Mr. Biden had sat down for in-person interviews with the particular counsel’s workplace only a day after the Oct. 7 Hamas assault on Israel.
“It was an intense second for the commander in chief of the USA of America,” Ms. Harris mentioned. “He was in entrance of all of it, coordinating and directing leaders who’re accountable for America’s nationwide safety.”
The vice chairman’s first feedback concerning the report offered a glimpse into how the White Home will proceed after the report by Robert Ok. Hur, the particular counsel, into Mr. Biden’s dealing with of categorized paperwork concluded that he was a “well-meaning, aged man with a poor reminiscence” and that he had “diminished schools in advancing age.”
Her feedback recommend the White Home plans to assault the report as extra a partisan memo than a authorized doc.
The discharge of the report on Thursday pressured the White Home into fast harm management, with the president holding a shortly organized information convention to push again on its conclusions about his psychological acuity.
The report discovered that Mr. Biden had “willfully” retained and disclosed categorized materials after leaving the vice presidency in 2017 however concluded that “no prison expenses are warranted.” However these conclusions have been virtually instantly overshadowed by the characterization of Mr. Biden’s reminiscence.