A right-wing broadcaster claimed “Hillary Clinton paid for a warrant” used to put a Trump campaign adviser under surveillance as part of a conspiracy that also involved Russia and the FBI. Mark Levin, who inspired President Donald Trump’s claim last year that the Obama...
The New York Times reports: The House Intelligence Committee voted on Monday to make public a classified Democratic memorandum rebutting Republican claims that the F.B.I. and the Justice Department had abused their powers to wiretap a former Trump campaign official, setting up a possible clash with President Trump. Show More Summary
“The House Intelligence Committee voted to make public a classified Democratic memorandum rebutting Republican claims that the F.B.I. and the Justice Department had abused their powers to wiretap a former Trump campaign official, setting up a possible clash with President [...]
President Trump is not happy about the claims made in the memo drafted by Rep. Devin Nunes about wiretapping Carter Page during the campaign.
The Nunes memo's claim that the FBI and Department of Justice misled a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court when seeking to wiretap Trump campaign adviser Carter Page may have been quashed. Officials familiar with the matter toldShow More Summary
Donald Trump has released a memo which claims FBI and US Justice Department figures secured a wiretap on a his campaign adviser without revealing concerns about the source of their information. The officials made the request for the...Show More Summary
A Thursday evening CNN panel erupted into chaos when a Florida law professor and “constitutional originalist” asserted a false claim about CNN’s coverage of wiretap warrants for aides to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Host Anderson Cooper asked Florida International...
Former South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer (R) got shut down by CNN anchor Ana Cabrera and former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on Saturday when he tried to say that President Donald Trump was justified in floating the conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower....
For months, mainstream media reporters and anchors insisted there was no evidence for President Donald Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama had his “wires tapped” inside Trump Tower in New York City. Now, it appears they well could have been wrong. On Tuesday, eight months after Trump initially tweeted that Obama had his “wires […]
The president's claims that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower aren't true even after Manafort disclosure, say legal experts.
So it turns out that Trump was right when he claimed that his team was wiretapped, and now liberal media outlets like CNN are being forced to eat crow over
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has responded to reports that federal prosecutors obtained a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to wiretap him before and after last year’s election. “If true, it is a felony to reveal the existence of a FISA warrant,...
After months of mocking Trump for claiming he was wiretapped, CNN reported what we all knew to be true. Trump’s campaign was surveilled by Obama’s FBI. CNN reported Monday that Obama’s FBI indeed wiretapped Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort before, during and after the 2016 presidential election. Show More Summary
The president’s defenders say reported surveillance of Paul Manafort justifies an accusation against Barack Obama, but they overstate the facts.
(Paul Mirengoff) Do reports (if true) that the government wiretapped Paul Manafort, including during times when he worked for candidate Trump, vindicate President Trump’s claims about the Obama administration wiring tapping his campaign? I don’t think so. Show More Summary
On March 4, Donald Trump tweeted a number of claims about Barack Obama having ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign. You'll note that these tweets are heavy on specific claims: Obama had Trump's phones at Trump...Show More Summary
Late yesterday CNN reported that former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was wiretapped by the feds starting in 2014 over his murky financial dealings with Ukraine. And even though that started long before anybody dreamed that Trump would run for president, today Breitbart claims this vindicates his claim of being wiretapped himself. Show More Summary
On March 16, 2017, Senators Richard Burr, a Republican, and Mark Warner, a Democrat released a joint statement condemning Republican President Trump for saying Trump Tower was wiretapped. Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped by U.S. investigators prior to and following the 2016 presidential election, sources claim. The wiretapping of Manafort as part of the investigation into Russia’s alleged interferen… Read The post Paul Manafort Wiretapped During U.S. Election appeared first on Towleroad.
Trump supporters claim this proves he was right to accuse Obama of illegal surveillance, though few of the details match.