For the dog days of summer there sure is a lot of news out there. Congress just passed a huge climate bill, oddly enough called the Inflation Reduction Act.
The heat has broken here but the drought continues. The Red Sox keep saying “We’re not dead yet” (yet to be seen), and the war in Ukraine keeps raging.
The big news: The FBI conducted a search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. The FBI says they were searching for classified materials that should never have been taken.
The reaction has been strong on all sides.
What’s Bedford Thinking: Do you approve or disapprove of the FBI’s decision to conduct a search warrant on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida?
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It’s not a political issue, it’s a national security issue, when secret/TSI documents are mishandled. There are very strict rules for handling such material, because lives are in danger when some secrets are revealed.
If an official “says” a document is no longer a secret because he looked at it, but doesn’t go through the declassification process, then the document is still secret, because it’s nonsensical to keep secret the fact that you made something no longer a secret.