They were discovered by Pence’s lawyer in the Donald Trump administration. The contents of the documents were not disclosed, but they were transferred to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. The materials and how they might have ended up at Pence’s home are now being evaluated.
According to CNN, the vice president “repeatedly stated that he did not possess any secret documents,” as quoted by the channel.
Representatives of the former vice president, the channel also reports, intend to notify the US Congress shortly about the discovery of secret documents.