Saturday, March 4, 2017

Trump accuses Barack Obama of wire tapping his phones | Daily Mail Online

Trump accuses Barack Obama of wire tapping his phones | Daily Mail Online: Trump has accused Obama of wire tapping his phones at Trump Tower on Twitter
The president tweeted that Obama had been spying on him in October
He claims the phones in Trump Tower were 'tapped' before his election victory
But Obama's spokesman, Kevin Lewis, said those claims were 'simply false'
Lewis released a statement Saturday saying 'neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen'
Ben Rhodes, the former policy advisor for Obama, also blasted Trump's claims
He responded to Trump in a tweet that said 'no president can order a wiretap'
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox also slammed Trump saying he was a 'so-called president' for calling Obama a 'bad and sick guy'
A former senior intelligence official said 'it's highly unlikely there was a wiretap'
According to official, wiretap can't be directed at US facility, without probable cause the phone lines were being used by agents of a foreign power

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