No, President Trump’s release of a handful of secret JFK files last week was not a “distraction” from his troubles with Special Counsel Robert Mueller III. The release was something that he was legally required to do, and he actually failed to do it.
But with the indictment of Paul Manafort, all is forgotten, at least about JFK. The Washington press corps and the news cycle has whirled away from the crime of Dallas to more recent lawbreaking.
The JFK files story so far, if anybody is still paying attention, is a study in Washington’s dysfunction: Trump got rolled. The media got played. The JFK coverup continues. Read more
NBC News reported earlier this week that President Trump had released “most but not all” of the government’s secret JFK files.
That was wrong, according to Rex Bradford, president of the Mary Ferrell Foundation and webmaster of the internet’s most comprehensive collection of JFK records.
Bogman – January 15 – In reply to John McAdams.
“I don’t doubt he wanted to discredit Garrison. This was after he concluded that Garrison was a fraud.”
I know it may be hard for you to believe, professor, but that is not supposed to be the way American journalism works. Read more
I’ve written here about “Six Washington insiders who suspected a JFK plot.”
Now you can add another name to the list: Secretary of State John Kerry.