Trump Vows to Declassify FBI's Russia Probe Files, 'And Much More'
President admitted he was 'glad' he waited to declassify the documents
President Donald Trump said he would be declassifying records related to the FBI's Russia investigation “and much more," according to an interview with Fox News.
Speaking with Sean Hannity, the president admitted he was “glad” he waited to declassify the documents until he after the end of the Mueller's investigation.
“I thought that maybe they would obstruct if I did it early, and I think I was right,” Trump said.
Trump has played with the idea of releasing portions of a classified surveillance warrant application granted in June 2017 against Carter Page.
The president also weighed on declassifying FBI notes of interviews with Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department official who was MI5's Christopher Steele’s handler for months following the 2016 election.
In January, we reported that the Clinton's paid for information targeting Donald Trump as part of a sophisticated strategy which used the personal connections from former Spy Christopher Steele, and Fusion GPS's to frame the President.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has weighed in on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation report saying that it is “about time to accept the results."— Neon Nettle (@NeonNettle) April 25, 2019
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$2M in Soros, Feinstein-Linked Dark Money Connects to Trump Dossier Creators Group gave $2 million to Fusion GPS-connected Democracy Integrity Project— Anna Deardorff (@anna_deardorff) March 13, 2019
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The Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) funded the operation, which began disseminating information on Trump.
Trump ordered the declassification of documents on Sept. 17, 2018, but abandoned it four days later.
He admitted at the time he decided not declassify the documents after the Justice Department met with him.
“Everything’s going to be declassified, and more, much more than what you just mentioned,” Trump told Hannity
Trump was cleared of any wrongdoing following the Mueller's 22-month investigation which cost the US taxpayer above $25 Million.