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Trump on Tape: 'I Could Have Declassified, But Now I Can't'

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2023
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Donald Trump’s longstanding defense of why he stored hundreds of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago after leaving the White House is that he declassified them before his term in office ended. He admitted on tape in 2021 that this is a flat-out lie. “As president, I could have declassified, but now I can’t,” Trump said of “secret” military information he had retained, according to CNN, which obtained a transcript of the tape. The network reported last week that the Justice Department has audio of the former president admitting he kept a...

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https://rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-admits-tape-declassify-secret-docs-1234767638

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