On Thursday evening, news broke that President Trump gave Attorney General William Barr authority to declassify documents pertaining to spying on President Trump’s 2016 campaign.
A statement from White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders soon surfaced, discussing the matter in full.
The statement read:
“Today, at the request and recommendation of the Attorney General of the United States, President Donald J. Trump directed the intelligence community to quickly and fully cooperate with the Attorney General’s investigation into surveillance activities during the 2016 Presidential election.”
“The Attorney General has also been delegated full and complete authority to declassify information pertaining to this investigation, in accordance with the long-established standards for handling classified information.
“Today’s action will help ensure that all Americans learn the truth about the events that occurred, and the actions that were taken, during the last Presidential election and will restore confidence in our public institutions.” See Below
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PRESS SECRETARY SARAH SANDERS
Here is video from Fox News discussing this major move by President Trump: