Washington, D.C. -
Florida Congressman Daniel Webster, R-Clermont, released the following statement regarding Attorney General Merrick Garland's announcement he was appointing a special counsel to investigate Joe Biden's mishandling of classified documents during his time as Vice President.
"This morning, I along with several colleagues wrote the Attorney General asking him to appoint a special counsel to fully investigate President Biden's mishandling of classified documents while Vice President," Webster said. "I'm please AG Garland has fulfilled this initial request and look forward to answers to other questions we raised."
The letter also requested Garland provide following answers to the American people:
Did the White House request to withhold this information prior to the midterm elections?
Why did the Biden Administration and your Department of Justice fail to disclose this information publicly?
Why was a special counsel not appointed
Read the full letter here