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Letter to the Editor: The redacted affidavit is not nearly as big of a deal as people are making it seem to be

Marsha Harvey
Dillon

Donald Trump issued a statement regarding the redacted affidavit requesting a search warrant at Mar-A-Lago to look for classified documents. In this response, he comments regarding the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation “after all we gave them.”

His legal team attested that all classified documents had been returned, an obvious misstatement as such documents were found in various insecure locations. This is somewhat akin to tossing the dog a cheerio, then claiming to have fed him. Trump claims that the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation broke into his home. This was not a home invasion — but a legal search!!

Trump also took a jab at Judge Bruce E. Reinhart and somehow even twisted that into an insult to his presidential predecessor. Typical Trump tactic — redirect, blame, blame rather than be responsible for his own actions.     



Do I believe Trump is a spy? Heavens no. I believe he is an egomaniac who has little knowledge of how our three branches of government operate and cares even less about this or about abusing the privilege of serving as president of the United States.

I suspect that some people will be upset about how much was redacted. I recall a World War II letter my mom received from my dad that was redacted to the point of containing the margins of the letter, “Dear Margaret, & Love always, Bob” is all she received. It happens.


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