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World News | DOJ says it won’t charge pennies for handling classified documents


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NEW YORK, June 2 (AP) — The Justice Department has notified former Vice President Mike Pence’s legal team that it will not pursue criminal charges related to the discovery of classified documents at his Indiana home.

The department sent a letter to Pence’s attorney on Thursday informing him that it would not seek criminal charges following an investigation into the potential mishandling of classified information.

Read also | Rahul Gandhi said WFI chief executive Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is still in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Suraksha Kavach”.

The news comes days before Pence plans to launch a race for the Republican presidential nomination – a race that would pit him against former President Donald Trump.

Attorney General Merrick Garland named a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s investigation into Trump’s handling of classified documents and Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, just in It comes three days after Trump officially launched his latest campaign.

Read also | Usman Buzdar quits politics: A close aide to Pakistan’s Tehreek-E-Insaf chief Imran Khan has announced his plans to quit politics.

A Justice Department official confirmed the authenticity of the letter to Pence’s attorney. (Associated Press)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the content body may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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