In 2017, individuals - such as scandal-plagued Hunter Biden and minor children - may have potentially had access to the garage where President Joe Biden was recently found to have been improperly storing classified documents, according to newly-discovered photos published in a report on Wednesday.
The photos, published by The Washington Free Beacon, place Hunter Biden in his father’s 1967 Corvette Stingray, outside the garage of then-Vice President Joe Biden’s Delaware home. After the recent revelation that he had been in possession of classified documents, President Biden said that they had been securely stored in his garage, next to his prized Corvette.
While the documents date back to the time Biden was vice president, it reports have yet to identify how long they had been stored in the Delaware garage..
An article by Free Beacon Reporter Andrew Kerr broke the news on Wednesday:
“A Washington Free Beacon review of the laptop found four 2017 photographs of Hunter Biden, clad in a white collared shirt and a camouflage baseball cap, behind the wheel of his father's 1967 Corvette Stingray. GPS metadata embedded in the photos indicate they were taken within a minute of each other at 6:49 p.m. on July 30 of that year, just outside the president's Wilmington, Del., residence.
“The photos show Hunter Biden posing in the vehicle beside two young girls. One appears to be his then-12-year-old niece, Natalie Biden. The other could not be identified.”
Hunter Biden's access to his father’s Corvette suggests he may have had access to classified documents at the time, Kerr writes.
“We obtained those photos from a copy of Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop and we confirmed their authenticity with the help of Gus Dimitrelos a former secret service agent and a cyber-forensics expert,” Kerr explained Wednesday in a Fox News Channel interview.
The discovery of the photos “raises national security concerns, considering Hunter Biden’s extensive business dealings with the Chinese and other foreign nationals during this time frame,” Kerr said. What’s more, it’s also cause for concern that minors, such as Hunter Biden’s niece and her friend, potentially had access to classified documents.
“It also raises serious questions about Joe Biden’s claim that these records were stored lock-and-key behind a locked garage next to this vehicle,” Kerr told Fox News.
"If requested, I will testify the photographs are genuine and were taken on July 30, 2017," former secret service agent Dimitrelos told the Free Beacon. "All of the photographs were taken at the Bidens' residence in Delaware."