Donald Trump accuses Obama of 'wire-tapping' his office before election

Marcus Newton
March 6, 2017

"One of the focus points of the. committee's investigation is the USA government's response to actions taken by Russian intelligence agents during the presidential campaign", he said.

Radio personality Mark Levin claimed on his show Thursday night former president Obama used a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court warrant to monitor Trump Tower computers.

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden tweeted, "Either FBI is talking to the subject of an investigation or Trump is making it up".

The tweets come as the Trump administration once again faces questions over the presidential campaign team's contacts with Russian Federation prior to Trump's inauguration.

"How low has President Obama gone to tapp (sic) my phones during the very sacred election process".

US President Donald Trump levelled that claim on Saturday when he accused his predecessor of tapping telephones at Trump Tower. The claims have been rejected by Obama's representative.

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Also on Saturday, groups of hundreds of people rallied for Mr. Trump in different cities - from Colorado's State Capitol to Trump Tower in NY and the Washington Monument.

Former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes tweeted in response that presidents can't order wiretapping. A former senior official familiar with the Justice Department's investigations during Obama's presidency denied any such actions were taken. Tom Cotton of Arkansas on Fox News Sunday.

"It will go where the evidence leads us and we will get all the information we need. And I'm sure that this matter will be a part of that inquiry".

Bass said, "Today Clapper has certainly clarified that there was not a warrant, but the general point is that we, I know, have not even gotten to the tip of the iceberg about the connection between Russian Federation and Trump". "At this point I've seen no evidence of what he's alleged".

'And I know it's a source of deep frustration for a lot of people, not just on this issue, but in other issues in the past, ' he said.

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