Donald Trump simply made one of many broadest claims of presidential energy but, telling Fox News host Sean Hannity he had the power to declassify authorities paperwork along with his thoughts.

Or, as one U.S. senator summed it up, Trump seems to assume it may be accomplished “telepathically.”

The declare comes after the FBI found extremely delicate authorities paperwork at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago personal membership in Florida whereas executing a search warrant final month.

Trump and people near him have claimed ― though not in court ― that he had declassified these paperwork whereas he was nonetheless president, however they haven’t provided proof.

On Wednesday, the ex-president took it to a brand new degree, insisting that he not solely didn’t have to inform anybody however that he might do it with out a phrase.

All he wanted was his thoughts.

“There doesn’t must be a course of, as I perceive it,” he advised Hannity. “You’re the president of the US. You may declassify simply by saying, ‘It’s declassified.’ Even by fascinated by it.”

Trump additionally claimed he may not have been the actual goal of the search anyway, telling Hannity the FBI could have been on the lookout for paperwork on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.

Nevertheless it was his claims of having the ability to use the facility of thought to declassify paperwork that lit up Twitter:

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