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National Archives asks former presidents and vice presidents to check for classified documents

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National Archives asks former presidents and vice presidents to check for classified documents
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The National Archives and Records Administration on Thursday requested that former presidents and vice presidents“conduct an assessment” to determine whether they have any classified materials in their possession.

In a letter to designated records representatives, the National Archives referred to “several instances reported in the media where records containing classified information and subject to the Presidential Records Act (PRA) have been identified outside of the physical custody of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).”

“The responsibility to comply with the PRA does not diminish after the end of an administration,” according to the letter, first reportedby CNN and later obtained by NBC News.

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