House Democrats have requested visitor logs to the estates of both former President Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence that date back to their leaving office. This marks a similar request that had been made by the GOP in their investigation into the classified documents found in President Biden’s Delaware home.
The letter was sent from Democrats on the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, following a similar letter sent by Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) to President Biden’s team requesting the visitor logs for his Delaware home after multiple batches of classified documents were found in his home and in storage space in his garage.
Ranking member Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) has argued that since the panel made such a request from Biden they ought to make similar requests for both Trump and Pence’s properties. Last month, several classified documents were found in Pence’s house, which was later handed over to the FBI, and the National Archives. In Trump’s case, there were over 10,000 records, 300 of which had varying classification markings which were retrieved from his Mar-a-Lago home.
In a letter sent to the U.S. Secret Service, Raskin noted that as of last week, the discovery of a dozen classified documents in Pence’s home was made known to the public. They add that as the U.S. Secret Service had to provide the two men with protection since leaving office, they would like the agency to provide any information they had regarding the people who had visited both former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club and former Vice President Pence’s personal residence since they left office in 2020.