The White House had consistently maintained President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and first son, Hunter Biden, were away from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue beginning on Friday, June 30 and did not return until Tuesday, July 4.
Joining him on that trip were Jill, Hunter, and Hunter's son, Beau Biden.
Tellingly, the official record of presidential whereabouts directly contradicts embattled Jean-Pierre who angrily insisted at a press briefing on Friday: “They were not here Friday (June 30). They were not here Saturday (July 1). They were not here Sunday (July 2). They were not even here Monday (July 3). They came back on Tuesday (July 4).”
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At the same time, a former Secret Service agent, Dan Bongino, said he believed only a member of the first family could have walked it in.
"There's absolutely ZERO chance anyone other than a family member brought that cocaine inside the White House complex,” he said, per Knewz.com.
"No chance that would make it past the mag/security checkpoints. Family bypasses those."
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He accused the administration of engaging in a cover-up, highlighting the surprising length of time it's taking for the Secret Service to identify the responsible party.
“We know that Hunter has a drug problem,” said Cruz.
“We know that he has used cocaine and used crack cocaine in the past...but I doubt Hunter Biden is going in the West Wing all that often and going in that entrance all that often."
"I think it is, in all likelihood, someone who works in the Biden administration, some senior Biden official, which makes the cover-up all that the more astonishing.”