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Classified documents: Too much secrecy?

The issue of over-classification of government data and excessive secrecy in treatment of governmental matters at federal, state and local ought not be buried beneath the valid concerns of criminality, carelessness, or other culpability.

A redacted FBI photograph of documents and classified cover sheets recovered from a container stored in former President Donald Trump's Florida estate.