Jack Smith’s Crazy Defense Of Biden While Smearing Trump

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(TheRedWire.com) – On Monday, Special Counsel Jack Smith filed court documents in former President Donald Trump’s classified documents mishandling case in which he referenced the report by Special Counsel Robert Hur on a similar case relating to classified documents found in the possession of President Joe Biden. 

The filing comes in response to the claims of the Trump legal team that Donald Trump was being selectively prosecuted. Smith referenced Hur’s investigation to argue that the two cases were “incomparable in scope.”

He added that Trump, unlike Biden, had allegedly been involved in “extensive and repeated efforts to obstruct justice” and avoid having to return classified documents. The evidence in both of these cases relates to whether or not the classified documents had been willfully and knowingly remained in the possession of the two individuals, which is where these two cases diverted as shown by the conclusion reached by Hur. 

Hur found that Biden should not face any criminal charges relating to this case. He further found that while Biden’s retention of classified documents in his personal office and home had been against procedure it had not been illegal. The most damaging part of the report was the description of Biden’s well-being as he was described as an “elderly man” whose memory was poor. This was part of the reason why Hur did not pursue criminal charges as he did not think that a jury was going to convict President Biden. 

Smith, who had been selected as the Special Counsel in Trump’s case, had argued that Trump had intentionally retained and shared classified information with people who lacked the proper authorization. 

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