“I think you’ll find there’s nothing there,” he said in his most comprehensive comments since last week, which included new developments including the appointment of a special counsel.
“I don’t regret following what the lawyers told me they wanted me to do – that’s exactly what we’re doing,” he added. “Not there.” Biden made the remarks after touring the flood damage here, meeting with small business owners and touring several affected sites — an issue he initially expressed displeasure with.
“I’ll answer your question, but it’s a deal. You know, it bothers me, frankly, that we’re talking about a serious issue here, talking about what’s going on,” he said. “The American people don’t quite understand why you don’t ask me about that.”
He told a staff member to wait while he answered the phone.
“Look, when we discovered that some documents were filed in the wrong place, we immediately turned them over to the Archives and the Department of Justice,” he continued. “We are cooperating fully and look forward to resolving this issue as quickly as possible.”