A bipartisan group of lawmakers and aides have viewed classified reports that House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes said showed evidence that some Trump associates were caught up in federal surveillance activities duringShow More Summary
Republican and Democratic lawmakers have found no evidence to substantiate Donald Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama “wire tapped” Trump Tower during the 2016 election, or engaged in any nefarious activity agains the Trump campaign, CNN reports. The lawmakers reviewed the same...
Trump’s wiretapping claims, other lies, have autocratic twist Christopher F. Arndt First there was the birther theory, which Trump continued to champion in 2011 even after President Obama’s long-form birth certificate was shown to the world. Then we heard statements like “Nobody really knows if climate change is real;” and, more recently, “In addition to [...]Show More Summary
This epic boondoggle feels like a bad Victorian novel, with about nineteen hundred players, most of them ruthless bastards who lie and cheat their way to the top. In this case, the very top, as in The President of the United States.Show More Summary
Why privilege Trump-hating anonymous intelligence sources over sources helpful to Trump?
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, assistant deputy White House press secretary Sean Hannity, and President Trump himself are among those who've suggested that Donald Trump's March 4 claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his apartment...Show More Summary
Trump is either a liar or insane and he can't spell "wiretap," but you knew that. In the meantime, the latest distraction from the Trump White House is that Susan Rice "unmasked" US citizens in raw intelligence regarding Russian interference...Show More Summary
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Tuesday denied that the Obama administration had ever used the process of “unmasking” American citizens mentioned in intelligence reports for any political purpose. “The allegation is that...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump and his son hyped a misleading report, based on White House leaks, to back his claims about an illegal wiretap. The president accused his predecessor, Barack Obama, of ordering a wiretap of Trump Tower ahead of the election — and the White House has leaked intelligence...
Russian hackers didn’t stop when the presidential election ended ? they’re still working to spread fake news and conspiracy theories across the U.S., an intelligence expert warns. And they’re building on President Donald Trump’s wiretapping...Show More Summary
Conservatives are grasping at straws to prove Trump's wiretapping claims.
John Oliver is beside himself with annoyance at Congressman Devin Nunes and his part in the ongoing saga of President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims and the investigation into his team's potential collusion with Russia. On Sunday's...Show More Summary
In an interview with Financial Times, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his belief...
Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) April 1, 2017, 7:02 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...
The new conservative boogeyman, Dr. Evelyn Farkas, responded to the nonsense conservatives have drummed up about her in order to defend Trump's bogus Obama wiretap claims. Earlier this week, Fox News and Fox and Friends aired a clipShow More Summary
Senior government officials have repeatedly and forcefully rejected the claim, saying they have seen no evidence of direct surveillance by the Obama administration.
A former Obama administration official responsible for the Defense Department's Russia policy has come in the White House's crosshairs for what they have characterized as her admission that Obama-era officials were collecting intelligence...Show More Summary
Apparently, a nine-day suspension didn’t have much effect on Fox legal analyst Andrew Napolitano. He still stands by his unverified claims that British intelligence wiretapped Trump Tower last year on behalf of former President Barack...Show More Summary
A new poll suggests a majority back the president’s unsubstantiated accusations about former President Obama.