Meet Robert Hur, Special Counsel Investigating Biden’s Handling Of Classified Docs

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JANUARY 09: U.S. President Joe Biden looks on during a welcome ceremony as part of the '2023 North American Leaders' Summit at Palacio Nacional on January 09, 2023 in Mexico City, Mexico. President Lopez Obrador, USA President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gather in Mexico from January 9 to 11 as part of the 10th North American Leaders' Summit. The agenda includes topics on the climate change, immigration, trade and economic integration, security among others. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “I will conduct the assigned investigation with fair, impartial, and dispassionate judgment. I intend to follow the facts swiftly and thoroughly, without fear or favor, and will honor the trust placed in me to perform this service,” Hur said in a statement Thursday.
  • Garland tapped Hur on the recommendation of John Lausch, the U.S. attorney for Chicago.
  • Lausch began a preliminary inquiry into the handling of the documents, reportedly from Biden’s time as vice president, after Garland tapped him on November 14, 12 days after 10 classified documents were found in Biden’s D.C. office on November 2.

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