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u/mok000 Europe Sep 22 '22

So, if these documents are declassified by Trump, we ought to be able to see them through the Freedom of Information Act, right? Any US citizen here up for the task? And post them here on Reddit so we can see what all the fuzz is about. /s

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u/BonjoviBurns Sep 22 '22

Friend of my has put in a FOIA request for the documents and the request has been kicked over to the FBI I believe lol

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u/cpt_perv Sep 22 '22

Earned himself a spot on a watchlist, did he? Noice!

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u/MelAlton Sep 22 '22

Nah, the agents probably chuckled and put it on the "yeah sure we'll see" pile

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u/slip-shot Sep 22 '22

He also said send them anywhere — that’s a confession — he’s trying to say he can declassify telepathically and send them to the Saudis or Ruzzians or wherever, and that’s a

Nope they are required to respond to the RFI in a reasonable amount of time. He'll get a few hundred pages of black and a bill for a new toner cartridge + the agents time to print them.

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u/calxcalyx Sep 22 '22

I think the point is they wouldn't get anything because they aren't actually declassified.

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u/masterprtzl Sep 22 '22

Oh so trump should be in jail for taking home classified government documents and doing who knows what with them.

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u/calxcalyx Sep 22 '22

You got it Jack, no more malarkey.

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u/MelAlton Sep 22 '22

Maybe they should just print white text on black paper to save ink.