WASHINGTON -- The US Justice Department issued a long report Thursday determining that, while President Joe Biden "willfully retained" secret data during his stint as vice president, he will not be charged with any crime

 In the 388-page report, Special Counsel Robert K. Hur stated that prosecutors felt "that, at trial, Mr. Biden would likely present himself to a jury, as he did during our interview of him, as a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.

 "Based on our direct interactions with and observations of him, he is someone for whom many jurors will want to identify reasonable doubt," according to the report

 "It would be difficult to convince a jury that they should condemn him—a former president far into his eighties—of

 We conclude the evidence is not sufficient to convict, and we decline to recommend prosecution of Mr. Biden for his retention of the classified Afghanistan documents," according to the report.

 According to the report, "Our investigation uncovered evidence that President Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his vice presidency when he was a private citizen."

 In a news conference Thursday night, Biden reacted to this and other characterizations, including the report's claim that he "did not remember, even within several years, when his son Beau died."

 "I know there's some attention paid to some language in the report about my recollection of events," said Vice President Joe Biden. "There's even reference that I don't remember when my son died."

 "How the hell dare he raise that," he added, adding that he still wears his son Beau's rosary and "does not need anyone to remind me of when he passed away."

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