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Hur’s Opening Statement and First Glimpses of Biden’s Unbelievable Excuses, Memory Losses

Special Counsel Robert Hur is set to testify before Congress on Tuesday about his report on the investigation into Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents. Ahead of the hearing, he released an opening statement explaining his analysis.

My assessment in the report about the relevance of the President’s memory was necessary and accurate and fair,” Hur wrote in a copy of the remarks obtained by Fox News. “Most importantly, what I wrote is what I believe the evidence shows, and what I expect jurors would perceive and believe. I did not sanitize my explanation. Nor did I disparage the President unfairly. I explained to the Attorney General my decision and the reasons for it. That’s what I was required to do.”
“I analyzed the evidence as prosecutors routinely do: by assessing its strengths and weaknesses, including by anticipating the ways in which the President’s defense lawyers might poke holes in the government’s case if there were a trial and seek to persuade jurors that the government could not prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt,” Hur added.
Hur also will say: “There has been a lot of attention paid to language in the report about the President’s memory, so let me say a few words about that. My task was to determine whether the President retained or disclosed national defense information “willfully”—meaning, knowingly and with the intent to do something the law forbids. I could not make that determination without assessing the President’s state of mind.”

ABC confirms that Biden couldn’t remember the year that his son died and that he brought up the subject despite Biden claiming otherwise. 

“And so I hadn’t, I hadn’t at this point … I hadn’t walked away from the idea that I may run for office again. But if I ran again, I’d be running for president,” he said, per the transcript. “And, and so what was happening though — what month did Beau die? Oh, God, May 30th–“
After two others present reminded him that Beau passed away in 2015, Biden said: “Was it 2015 he had died?”

The issue of Biden forgetting when he started and when he ended was also confirmed.

He also misstates the year former President Donald Trump was elected and questions which year his own vice presidency ended. Mr. Biden is quickly corrected by attorneys in the room. Throughout the interview, Mr. Biden appears to be reaching for words he cannot find. Twice, the phrase “fax machine” eludes him, and he confuses Iraq and Afghanistan for Iran.

Biden also admitted to retaining documents from his more than 50 years in public office.

What Biden said was completely unbelievable. 

According to the transcript, Biden told the Hur team that “I have no idea” how the documents got into his house. That’s crazy and not believable, given that they were all over his house, with his notes with some of them. 

What’s the explanation for the classified documents from the time he was in the Senate? How did he get them out of a SCIF? 

The president did acknowledge that he intentionally kept his personal diaries — which officials said contained classified information. Biden insisted were his own property, a claim also asserted by previous presidents and vice presidents, and that he had a right to keep them.

Yeah, no. They’re still classified information, and his notes with the documents show that he knew about them. 

Biden, of course, blames his staff — because nothing is ever his fault. 

Biden said that he left it to his staff to safeguard classified information that was presented to him, often leaving papers on his desk in heaps for aides to sort through and secure.
“I never asked anybody,” Biden said. He noted that much of his staff had worked with him for years, to the point where they didn’t need direction from him. “It just – it just got done. I don’t know. I can’t remember who.”

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  1. Am I reading the situation correctly? Because he has memory ‘issues’ NOW he gets a pass on his previous criminal behavior from decades ago? I’m guessing that this is the latest iteration of ‘I don’t recall’ or anything similar. Hey why not, that mantra has worked for lots of others over the past few years (hillz for one). I guess no one is now going to be held accountable for anything anymore.

  2. Yes – that is essentially what the conclusion was. I disagree and believe charges were “warranted’ – though I guess in Mr. Hur’s opinion – the case ‘may’ bot have been won had he pressed charges for the obvious violations during his time as Senator and VP. The is more than enough evidence and even Biden’s own recorded words to prove he violated the law concerning the handling of classified materials.His (Hur) wording should have been – no charges will be brought – but they indeed were and would have been warranted. I think the odds of him being charged as a sitting president were the real issues. His mental state should have been left up to a judge and jury – not simply the opinion of one prosecutor. Our did Biden a favor in this one – even with the added comment of his mental state which I believe was his personal observations of Biden during the interviews. Our justice system is sad indeed.

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