President Trump to allow JFK assassination files to be released

Judge Sarah T. Hughes administered the presidential oath to Lyndon Johnson aboard Air Force One at Love Field after Kennedy's death. Johnson's wife Lady Bird and the slain president's widow Jackie Kennedy were among the witnesses. (Ce

Donald Trump Authorises Release Of JFK Assassination Files Despite Concerns From Officials

26 to disclose the remaining files related to Kennedy's 1963 assassination, unless President Donald Trump intervenes.

After Trump announced his decision, Stone tweeted: 'Yes! victory!'

That includes 3000 documents that had never been seen by the public and more than 30,000 that had been released previously but with redactions.

Congress mandated back in 1992 that all the assassination documents should be released within 25 years, but Trump had the power to block them on the grounds that making them public would harm intelligence or military operations, law enforcement or public relations.

Conspiracy theorists have long pointed out the inconsistencies in the numerous reports, studies and commissions done since the November 1963 assassination as proof that America wasn't getting the full story.

Mr Sabato and other JFK scholars believe the trove of files may, however, provide insight into assassin Lee Harvey Oswald's trip to Mexico City weeks before the killing, during which he visited the Soviet and Cuban embassies.

Previously released Federal Bureau of Investigation documents suggest that Oswald spoke openly in Mexico about his intention to kill Kennedy.

Do you think Oswald acted alone Kennedy's death, or was their something darker at play?

Conspiracy theorists have long looked for evidence to prove the USA government covered up the truth about the assassination.


Lee Harvey Oswald holds a rifle in an undated Dallas Police Department archive image. Kennedy was 46 and remains one of the most admired USA presidents.

During the 2016 campaign, Trump insinuated that Sen. What is this, right, prior to his being shot, and nobody brings it up.

The President, no stranger to conspiracy theories himeslf, may also have a personal interest in some of the released documents.

On November 22, 1963, Kennedy was shot in the head and neck as he rode through Dallas in an open vehicle. Did Oswald act alone, or was he aided by a foreign government?

A 2013 poll of Americans by Gallup found that 61 per cent of the population believed other people were involved in the plot to kill the President other than Oswald, although that was the lowest in nearly 50 years.

Some have argued the Central Intelligence Agency played a part, while others have pointed the finger at organised crime or then-Cuban president Fidel Castro. JFK files have been hidden too long'.

Experts say that they're not expecting any bombshell revelations in the documents.

"It sheds very bad light on the state".

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