Who is Robert Hur, special counsel for Biden classified documents probe?

Robert K. Hur in 2019 when he was U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)
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Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that he had appointed Robert K. Hur, a former federal prosecutor and senior Justice Department official, to serve as a special counsel investigating the handling of classified documents found at a former office of President Biden and at his Delaware home. Here is a brief primer on Hur.