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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: DBCowboy
President Trump gave the same declassification order in Sept 2018.
CNN Assigned 4 Reporters to Label The President as a Traitor: www.cnn.com...
The President changed his mind less than a week later.
WHY? Could it happen again, if the threat is serious enough? You can bet that he'll take a lot of heat for some dangerous people, if Barr doesn't get the Declassifications dripping out to the public ASAP.
Trump’s directive came hours after he released an unrelated immigration memo and before a possible announcement on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. What all three moves had in common was a way for the president to exert executive power -- bypassing Congress or exerting more sway over intelligence community officials who worked for other presidents before him.
With respect to any matter classified under Executive Order 13526 of December 29, 2009 (Classified National Security Information), the Attorney General may, by applying the standard set forth in either section 3.1(a) or section 3.1(d) of Executive Order 13526, declassify, downgrade, or direct the declassification or downgrading of information or intelligence that relates to the Attorney General’s review referred to in section 1 of this memorandum. Before exercising this authority, the Attorney General should, to the extent he deems it practicable, consult with the head of the originating intelligence community element or department. This authority is not delegable and applies notwithstanding any other authorization or limitation set forth in Executive Order 13526.
originally posted by: thedigirati
a reply to: DBCowboy
the amount of stuttering going on all of a sudden is amazing
is anyone else seeing this??
the stuttering Democrats, "it's not fair, it's UN-American" (I thought President Trump was one to wrap himself in the flag)
"we can't reveal sources and methods"
I'm taking squares on "WITCHHUNT" and "Just fishing"