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Trump comments on declassified UFO videos

Posted on Thursday, 7 May, 2020 | Comment icon 429 comments

Trump has questioned whether the footage is even real. Image Credit: US Navy
The US President seemed somewhat skeptical when asked about the recent release of three UFO videos.
Last month the US Department of Defense took the unexpected decision to formally declassify and release three video clips of unidentified objects recorded by US Navy pilots.

The clips, which have been circulating for years, were filmed by pilots pursuing UAPs (or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena) - objects that many have speculated could be extraterrestrial in origin.

These include footage recorded by pilots from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group who encountered a fast-moving unidentified flying object 100 miles off San Diego during a training exercise back in 2004.

Since the release, the Internet has been awash with speculation about the videos, with many questioning what else the Pentagon might know about the phenomenon.

"I'm glad the Pentagon is finally releasing this footage, but it only scratches the surface of research and materials available," former Nevada Senator Harry Reid wrote on Twitter.
One person who doesn't seem to be quite as convinced about the significance of the videos however is the US President himself, Donald Trump.

When recently asked by Reuters what he thought about the release, he referred to the footage as a "hell of a video" before adding "I just wonder if it's real."

Trump has expressed skepticism about the subject of UFOs before, having previously commented on the matter last year when asked about it during an interview with ABC News.

"I did have one very brief meeting on it," he said. "But people are saying they're seeing UFOs."

"Do I believe it ? Not particularly."

Assuming that Trump could very well have access to everything there is to know about the subject, it is unclear if he simply has no interest in it or if he's being deliberately vague when questioned.

Source: CNN | Comments (429)

Tags: UFO, Pentagon

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #420 Posted by I'mConvinced on 30 May, 2020, 16:27
I have provided all of the links, some of the quotes and everything you need to look and see for yourself.  If you're struggling to keep up I can make a nice fluffy summary post for you? 
Comment icon #421 Posted by stereologist on 30 May, 2020, 17:17
Clearly, you are making up stories and living in a fantasy.
Comment icon #422 Posted by stereologist on 30 May, 2020, 17:19
  You rely on the unexplained. But those reports are often so poor they can't  be explained. It's the typical light in the sky report.
Comment icon #423 Posted by stereologist on 30 May, 2020, 17:28
I get those all of time. I like to think of them as the idiot bobble heads if they cannot put their thoughts into writing. I tend to get these from extreme left and right wing political radicals.  
Comment icon #424 Posted by Timothy on 31 May, 2020, 8:00
Here’s part 3 by Thunderf00t, easy to understand explanations of the videos. With good examples of how the technology filming works.   
Comment icon #425 Posted by Timothy on 31 May, 2020, 8:14
Thunderf00t, from 20:38 in the above video also shares the opinion that the video and the radar returns are not related. 
Comment icon #426 Posted by the13bats on 31 May, 2020, 20:50
18 pages later....
Comment icon #427 Posted by Ironside on 1 June, 2020, 9:39
I recall reading either an email or some piece of documentation between Luis Elizondo and the DOD? through a FOIA request that they were declassified and released to him... I'll dig around and try to find it but my understanding is they were actually released and not leaked. P.S Decent little podcast about the topic by Mick West
Comment icon #428 Posted by Ironside on 1 June, 2020, 9:42
Here we go. it was on Metabunk
Comment icon #429 Posted by Timothy on 3 June, 2020, 0:05
Yes this is known, but the videos were not meant for public release, and were only confirmed declassified for public release this year. 

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