Tag Archive for 2016 election

Journalistic failure, from JFK to Trump

In response to Peter’s post about the media failure in the 2016 election, Larry writes:

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What Hillary Clinton said about releasing JFK records

The JFK question for the 2016 election

Here’s a question for the presidential contenders of 2016: Will each candidate “declare, unequivocally, his or her intention to release the remaining JFK assassinations records in 2017.”

It is a basic test of the candidates’ commitment to open government and rule of law.

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Peter Dale Scott: Ask the 2016 candidates to make this JFK pledge

In advance of tonight’s CNN Republican presidential debate, Peter Dale Scott has this question for the candidates:

“How can we best fulfill what we now know to have been the intentions of Robert Kennedy with respect to his brother’s murder?” Read more

Hillary Clinton called for release of JFK files


After JFK Facts asked all 2016 presidential candidates to answer the JFK challenge, one reader pointed out that Hillary Clinton already has. Read more

Will Jeb Bush follow his father on JFK secrecy?

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Jeb Bush ‘s JFK moment

One question facing Republican presidential candidate Jeb BUsh  is whether he would, as president, allow U.S. government agencies to continue to withhold 3,600 JFK assassination records from public view after their scheduled release in October 2017.

One reader thinks President Jeb Bush would decide in favor of JFK secrecy. He calls attention to what Jeb’s father said on the issue, particularly George H.W. Bush’s signing statement attached to the 1992 JFK Assassination Records Act.

The first President Bush stated: Read more

A question for 2016 presidential candidates

Do you favor the release of all JFK assassination records in possession of the U.S. government by October 2017 without exception?