Trump tweets he will allow release of Kennedy assassination files
President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TX (Photo: Screen capture)

Trump says he'll allow release of Kennedy assassination files

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time. The November 22, 1963 assassination -- an epochal event in modern US history -- has spawned multiple theories challenging the official version that Kennedy was killed a lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald.