Robert Kennedy Jr, a possible Democratic candidate for the White House next year, now formally blames the CIA for the assassination of his uncle, President John F. Kennedy. The presidential aspirant claims that it is “beyond reasonable doubt” that the controversial intelligence agency was involved in the assassination.
– There is overwhelming evidence that the CIA was involved in his murder. I think it’s beyond a reasonable doubt at this point, RFK Jr. said openly about perhaps the most famous assassination in modern history.
His remarks were made during a recent interview with John Catsimatidis on the American AM radio station WABC’s “Cats Roundtable”. Robert Kennedy, whose father RFK Sr. was also assassinated in 1968, spoke out during the interview.
He cites author James Douglas’s book JFK and the Unspeakable as the source that has accumulated the most evidence on the subject and calls the denial of the CIA’s role a “60-year cover-up”.
The US government’s official investigation – the Warren Commission – concluded after 10 months that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone. The Commission, appointed by JFK’s successor Lyndon B. Johnson, the report firmly states that there was no credible evidence that Oswald was part of a broader conspiracy to assassinate the 35th president.
On the CIA’s own website, the agency refers to an article calling the claims of the spy agency’s role in the JFK assassination a “lie”. A denial that should perhaps not come as too much of a surprise.