• EXPLAINER: Declassification in spotlight during Trump probe

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    WASHINGTON - In the weeks since the FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate and seized about 100 documents with classification markings, the former president has insisted he did nothing wrong and argued he declassified the information.
    He doubled down on that point Wednesday, saying in a Fox News interview that a president can declassify material “even by thinking about it.”
    Trump has provided no evidence that he did declassify the papers, an appeals court noted Wednesday as it rejected his team's legal arguments and cleared the way for investigators to continue scrutinizing the...
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