Fox News legal editor says “based on the facts,” Joe Biden should not be charged in classified documents probe

Kerri Urbahn: “I don't think they should bring charges based on the facts we know”

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Citation From the February 7, 2024, edition of Fox News' America Reports

JOHN ROBERTS (ANCHOR): A special counsel looking into classified documents found at several properties associated with President Biden has reportedly completed his investigation. The Washington Post says Robert Hur does not plan to file any criminal charges in the case. Let's bring in Kerri Urbahn, Fox News legal editor and former counselor to Attorney General Bill Barr. I don't think it's any surprise that Biden's not gonna face criminal charges. He's the president, and he says "I didn't know I had this stuff, I cooperated fully." Does it surprise you?

KERRI URBAHN (FOX NEWS LEGAL EDITOR): No, not at all. And, I don't think they should bring charges based on the facts we know. At its heart, mishandling classified information, for the most part, is really a process crime. You know, it's like going 60 in 55 miles an hour, you know, zone. It's one of the things, yeah, is it illegal? Sure, but is it something you want to throw the book at someone for? No, not --

ROBERTS: Unless your name's Donald Trump.

URBAHN: Absent, absent some kind of pretty bad intent I think these are one of these kinds of crimes that it just doesn't warrant harsh punishment.