'People Should Know': RFK Jr. on JFK Assassination Docs Stuck Under Wraps
Tucker Carlson spoke with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. about President Donald Trump's decision to continue to keep official documents about his uncle's assassination under lock and key from the public.
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 as he rode in a motorcade through Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald was implicated in the murder before also being killed, by nightclub owner Jack Ruby.
Robert Kennedy said he shared Carlson's "mystification" as to why Trump decided to continue to keep the files private until the next possible publication date in 2021.
"What possible national security interest could be served at this point?" Carlson asked.
Kennedy, an attorney and environmental activist, said that the "stuff that has been dribbling out is information that tends to connect the CIA to the assassination one way or another."
He said that in the 55 years since the assassination, Americans "should know and should have access to that information."
Kennedy said that, at the time of the assassination, his father, Attorney General Bobby Kennedy, was the "best investigator of that era" but had had his investigative ability neutered at the Department of Justice.
Kennedy said that R.F.K. was the "Mueller of that era" but never talked to then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover again after Lyndon Johnson was inaugurated.