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Federal authorities find more classified documents at former VP Pence's home

Shannon Bream, Mike Pence
Posted at 8:49 AM, Feb 10, 2023

Federal authorities found a document with classified markets during their search of former Vice President Mike Pence's Indiana home on Friday, according to a Department of Justice spokesperson.

The consensual search was conducted weeks after several documents with classified markings were turned over from his lawyers.

Pence's legal team previously revealed that classified documents were found at his home from his time in the Trump White House. The documents were found after President Joe Biden and Donald Trump both said classified documents were found at their residences.

Pence said hetakes "full responsibility" during an appearance inFlorida shortly after news of the documents broke.

Biden later consented to have the FBI search his Delaware residence. Trump objected to a search, which prompted officials to issue a search warrant to find additional classified documents.

Scripps News Indianapolis was unable to get close to Pence's home the Carmel, Indiana, subdivision as Carmel Police Department vehicles blocked all entrances to the neighborhood. A station drone captured video of what appeared to be a large van and SUV backed up to the former vice president's home.

Scripps News Indianapolis contributed to this report.