Magazine April 3, 2017, Issue

Questions from POTUS

(Reuters photo: Joshua Roberts)

TO: SURVEILLANCE STAFF

FROM: LLYNCH

RE: TRANSCRIPT

SUBJ: Please note the areas marked below and re-send with annotations and explanations for POTUS.

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EYES ONLY — TOP SECRET

DOCUMENT EXTRACTS

NSA FILE 345.76

FISA WARRANT 091416: FILED

Begin Extract 1:

[Static. Hiss. Beeping noise.]

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE VOICE: It’s ready!

[Microwave door opening.]

UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: Let it sit for a sec. Those things come out of there, like hot, like lava hot.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE VOICE: Is fine, Donald. Is fine. Is Hot Pocket. Is supposed to be hots. Made to eat it hots.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: You know what? This is crazy. This is the problem. People eat those right from the thing and

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