Pence won’t be charged in DOJ classified documents investigation

The Justice Department will not file charges against former Vice President Mike Pence in a classified documents investigation.

Closing the investigation: The DOJ has concluded its investigation into classified documents found at Pence’s home without any finding of criminal wrongdoing.
* Two sources confirm that the Justice Department sent a letter to Pence informing him of the investigation’s closure.

Pence’s response: An adviser to Pence says they are pleased but not surprised at the end of the federal probe.

Background: Earlier this year, Pence’s lawyer found several dozen documents at Pence’s Indiana home and promptly turned them over to the government.

Ongoing investigations: Investigations into obstruction and the handling of top secret documents by former President Trump and a special counsel probe into classified documents found in President Biden’s home and office continue.

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