President Trump says he doesn’t necessarily need facts before making such evidence-free claims as, say, former President Barack Obama’s wiretapping the phones at Trump Tower, because they’ve later been proved right. “I’m a very instinctual person,” Trump told Time magazine’s Michael Scherer in a phone interview from the Oval Office on Wednesday. Show More Summary
House intelligence committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., apologized to members of the panel today for his public claims about intelligence community surveillance of President Trump’s transition team amid charges from Democrats...Show More Summary
President Trump says he feels "somewhat vindicated" on his wiretap claim after Congressman David Dunes said intelligence agencies may have picked up some private communications from his transition team.
Joe Biden said former President Barack Obama deserved an apology from President Donald Trump for alleging Obama and his administration wiretapped Trump Towers during the 2016 presidential election. Trump accused Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower in a Twitter rant in early March. Obama denied the...
On Thursday, mere hours after Chairman Devin Nunes apologized to fellow members of the House intelligence committee for his wild stunt the day before, White House flack Sean Spicer defended Nunes, mischaracterized what he'd revealed,...Show More Summary
When President Trump made his claim that President Obama “wiretapped” Trump Tower during the presidential campaign, the media demanded evidence. Since Trump’s initial tweet on March 4, the evening news shows of ABC, CBS and NBC have called on the White House to provide more evidence a grand total of 123 times.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of wiretapping (all times local):
On Wednesday, conservative radio host Bill Mitchell, an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, tweeted suggesting former President Barack Obama spied on Trump.
President Donald Trump has suggested that he does not necessarily need facts before making claims such as former President Barack Obama allegedly wiretapping the phones at his Trump Tower office. After boasting, during an interview with...Show More Summary
Fox News host Shep Smith on Thursday fact-checked Donald Trump’s assertion that Rep. Devin Nunes “vindicated” his dubious wiretap allegation again Barack Obama, noting the House Intelligence Committee chairman in no way substantiated the president’s claim. Smith was commenting on Nunes’ decision...
President Trump doubled down on his claim that Barack Obama ordered his phones wiretapped, and mischaracterized Times reporting as proof.
The Journal editorial said Trump’s claim about wiretapping or surveillance had been “repudiated by his own FBI director.” Now that FBI director has been repudiated.
"One of the most staggering things I've seen." House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes defended President Trump's wiretapping claims in a press conference on Wednesday, leaving the "Morning Joe" team in shock. "This is oneShow More Summary
Even if the House Intelligence Chair’s allegations are true, they do not remotely vindicate the president’s “wiretap” claims.
Stephen Colbert cited a report that President Donald Trump needed some cheering up and wanted to help. In the midst of the Republican healthcare plan facing an uphill climb in the House, and many concerns over his wiretapping claims, Politico reported that the judicial blocking of his revised travel ban broke Trump's spirits. Show More Summary
President Trump doubled down multiple debunked allegations in an interview published Thursday.
The former vice president is just one of many government leaders who believe Trump owes Obama an apology.
The Latest on President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of wiretapping (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Sen. John McCain says it is "disturbing" that the chairman of the House intelligence committee … Click to Continue »
McCain said no new information has come out to refute FBI Director James Comey, who this week rejected President Donald Trump's claims that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the election. The chairman...Show More Summary
Donald Trump retweeted Wednesday conservative radio host Bill Mitchell’s tweets about the president’s claims of being wiretapped during his 2016 election campaign. In one of the tweets, Mitchell also praised Trump for always “being right.” Mitchell has been extremely vocal about his support for...