FORT SMITH, Arkansas September 24, 2019 - The U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, Arkansas, chose the 230th Anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service to dedicate its brand new Hall of Honor and the museum building itself. This is the first part of the museum to be finished so far. The museum is still under construction and hopes to open to the public by the end of next year. Speakers at today's dedication included Doug Babb, Sam T. Sicard, Robert A. Young III, Ltd. Governor Tim Griffin, Governor Asa Hutchinson, and U.S. Marshals Director Donald Washington. [Photo Cred: Office of Public Affairs from Washington DC, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons]

Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson Says ‘It’s Not Appropriate’ for Trump to Have Docs

Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson (AR) has spoken out about Trump having classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, saying it is “not appropriate.”

Hutchinson, who has been an outspoken Trump critic with presidential aspirations, made the comments during CNN’s CNN Tonight, Mediaite reports.

During the interview Hutchinson said,

Well, in the short term, you could almost give the attorney general the title of honorary campaign manager and fundraiser for Donald Trump. Clearly, that has resorted to his benefit in the short term.

I think it’s important we keep the public interest in mind. The public interest is making sure that classified information, sensitive public documents, are returned to archives, to their protected environment. It’s not appropriate for these documents to be running loose at Mar-a-Lago. That’s not appropriate. That has to be returned and secure.

And then this whole thing needs to be wrapped up. Unless there’s something that is totally oblivious to the facts that we know now, this is not something that I see leading to indictments. I don’t see that. It needs to be wrapped up. And I hope that can be accomplished in the future so we can get on with the business of the country and get the documents restored. And I think that was the motivation of the Department of Justice. But who knows whenever they have not spoken clearly about it?

Hutchinson’s comments against Trump a right wing radio host, Tara Servatius, calling Trump a “failure.”

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