Recently, United States president Donald Trump announced on his favorite social media platform, Twitter, that he will allow the release of thousands of classified documents. This release comes after entire years of waiting for those very important documents on President John F. Kennedy’s assassination to finally see the light of day.
According to reports, the National Archives are going to release those previously-classified files by the end of this month. A White House official stated on Saturday that Trump believes this release to be the best move when it comes to proving full transparency. The only thing that could stop it would be a clear law enforcement justification. Most probably, this will not be the case.
Classified documents to see the light of day
Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 21, 2017
This upcoming release, which should happen by October 26, should include over 3.000 documents that are completely new and unseen, and over 30.000 that have been previously released but with certain modifications.
It’s important to note that back in 1992, the Congress said that all those documents should be released within 25 years-time. However, Donald Trump, as the President, can stop this by using one crucial reason: that their release might harm certain military or intelligence operations.
This future release has prompted many speculations among experts and conspiracy theorists alike. However, Judge John Tunheim said that those files are not going to contain any huge reveals or answers. If that were the case, the president wouldn’t have released them.
Still, it seems like those files might provide some details about the trip assassin Lee Harvey Oswald made to Mexico City, with just a few weeks before the murder. One of the people wager to have those files released is Roger Stone, an old friend of President Trump. He actually wrote a book that alleges that former President Lyndon B. Johnson was the one who planned JFK’s assassination all along.
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