24 Jan 2023 18:42 GMT
The discovery comes after the former US vice president has repeatedly said that he had no such file in his possession.
An aide to former US Vice President Mike Pence discovered about a dozen classified documents at his Indiana home last week, according to reported The New York Times.
The documents would have been immediately handed over to the FBI, which, together with the Department of Justice’s Homeland Security Division, has launched an investigation into the package and how it ended up at the house of the politician, who could be a candidate for the US presidency. by 2024.
The discovery comes after Pence has repeatedly said that he did not have any classified files in his possession. Although it is not yet clear what the documents refer to or their classification level, Pence’s team plans to notify Congress soon, Indian CNN citing multiple sources.