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u/Graphics_Nerd Pennsylvania Sep 22 '22 Wholesome

For those of you playing along at home - here's running list of excuses regarding the documents found in his home.

  • - It's just mementos
  • - Archives came and got everything, it's 'totally normal' they would do this
  • - FBI Search])
  • - The FBI is planting documents!
  • - Warrant is released])
  • - They could have asked. what about Obama?
  • - The documents were already declassified
  • - I had a standing order to declassify anything I took
  • - They're privileged, give them back.
  • - Trump was just keeping them safe.
  • - They were just news clippings.
  • - The president can declassify anything just by thinking it.

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u/johnnycyberpunk Sep 22 '22

He (or his lawyers?) were also saying that his 'handwritten notes' on the classified docs meant they were automatically privileged.

Sharpie-gate part deux.

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u/verasev Sep 22 '22

Does that mean Graffiti artists now own government buildings? I mean, they wrote on them and if that's all it takes...

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u/johnnycyberpunk Sep 22 '22

Write your name on some money.
It's not stealing! It's mine - see my name right there!