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Donald Trump releases some JFK assassination files, blocks others

Trump would allow for the opening of the documents, "subject to the receipt of further information."

Reuters 

President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy but yielded to pressure from the FBI and CIA to block the release of some information to be reviewed further. Congress had ordered in 1992 that all records relating to the investigation into Kennedy’s death should be open to the public, and set a final deadline of Oct. 26, 2017, for the entire set to be made public. Trump had confirmed on Saturday that he would allow for the opening of the documents, “subject to the receipt of ...

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First Published: Fri, October 27 2017. 08:03 IST
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