London Evening Standard
More amazing details of former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger’s theft and deliberate concealment of classified documents emerged last week – just before the Christmas holiday, at a time few Americans were watching the news.
In a report by National Archives Inspector General Paul Brachfeld, we learn, more than three years after the crime against the American people and the laws of the land, that Berger hid some of the documents under a construction trailer.
We also learn that at first no law enforcement agencies were even notified of suspicions about the crime.
We learn that his first “cover story” was that he might have inadvertently thrown the papers in the trash.
We learn he admitted retrieving the documents he stashed under the construction trailer and brought them to his office.
We learn the reason he was not confronted earlier – and that law enforcement authorities were not notified – was because of Berger’s high-level position in the Clinton White House. ..