Long-time advisor to President Joe Biden With links to Hunter, his son is under investigation by the Justice Department and Congress as part of their investigations into the handling of classified information.
Kathy Chung, now a Pentagon official has been a key figure as she managed the transportation of materials. Penn Biden Center After Biden’s departure as vice president in 2017, Chung was seen in Washington, D.C. Multiple reports said Chung has already been interviewed by federal investigators as part of the Justice Department’s probe. The House Oversight Committee I wrote a letter to her Over the weekend, documents and other information were sought as part of a congressional inquiry by Chairman James Comer.
In early November, Biden’s attorneys found about 10 documents marked classified while clearing out Biden’s office at the center, according to his legal team, after which the FBI searched the think tank’s offices, per CBS News. Classified documents dating back to Biden’s time as vice president or even as a U.S. Senator were also discovered at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, leading Attorney General Merrick Garland to Robert Hur, an ex-U.S. Attorney, will be appointed as special counsel To determine if “any person or entity violated the law in connection with this matter.”
While Chung does not appear to have any involvement with the documents found at Biden’s residence, she reportedly did lead a small team at the end of the Obama administration who placed folders into boxes in the vice president’s White House office that made their way to a transition office, and then to another temporary location in Chinatown leased by the Penn Biden Center before they finally arrived at the think tank.
Chung was reportedly interviewed by federal agents on January 4. The Washington PostThe reliance on a “person familiar with her account,” Chung, who was reportedly surprised that any classified documents were left in the vice presidential office, stated to investigators. It is standard procedure to immediately return such material to a safe after a briefing by intelligence aides or national security personnel. A newspaper insider said that Chung, who was granted a top-secret security clearance, didn’t check the folders after packing them up.
Chung appears to have received her job — as an executive assistant to Biden while he was vice president — thanks to Hunter Biden. The Washington Post reported Chung was a colleague of Hunter Biden during her time at the Commerce Department in 1990s. Chung was the scheduling director for Sen. Mark Udall in 2012 when Hunter Biden called her about a new opportunity. This is according to emails that were found on an old laptop believed to belong to the younger Biden.
“Thanks for calling and thinking of me,” Chung wrote Hunter Biden in an email dated May 14, 1997. Fox News. “After the initial shock of taking in what you said … how could I pass up an opportunity to work for the Vice President of the United State [sic]!!!!”
Chung wrote Hunter Biden on June 13th, a month later to inform him that her father had offered her a job in his office as an assistant. “I cannot thank you enough for thinking about me and walking me thru this,” Chung said. “What an incredible opportunity! Thanks, Hunter!!”
Hunter Biden is under investigation Concerns over his tax affairs, shady foreign transactions, and other issues. Although Hunter Biden stated that he expected to be cleared of wrongdoings, Republicans raised concerns about influence-peddling, especially when it comes to Hunter Biden’s Chinese business dealings and his access areas where classified documents were found.
Fox News has noted the following:Other emails found in the laptop’s storage show that Hunter Biden communicated with Chung in years past when Chung was hired to be his father’s employee. These emails contain a message from Hunter Biden to Chung requesting that she attend a luncheon at the State Department honoring Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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