The president risked incriminating himself by tweeting about his alleged wire-tapping, which some of his aides found out about with the rest of the country. He ended the tweet with "SAD" showcasing Trump's trademark signoff. Turned down by court earlier. On Monday, House Oversight chairman Rep.
"Reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling", Spicer said.
"I'm on the Intelligence Committee and as part of our investigation, we'll cover the allegations by the president as to whether or not there was surveillance, and if there was a wiretap to Trump Tower", the New York Republican toldFox News' "America's Newsroom" program.
Spicer added that "neither the White House nor the president will comment further until such oversight is conducted".
Democrats have dismissed the President's allegations as an attempt to deflect from negative attention over growing reports of contact between Trump allies and Russian officials during the campaign.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign Monday a revised version of his executive order banning travel of people from certain nations to the USA, scaling back a policy that prompted widespread protests and court challenges.
On Sunday, the White House appeared to somewhat backpedal on the claim, suggesting only that there was a wiretap but not speculating on who may have ordered it.
Citing no evidence to support his explosive allegation, Trump said in a series of five tweets sent Saturday morning that Obama was "wire tapping" his NY offices before the election in a move he compared to McCarthyism.
Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, asked the Justice Department to dispute Trump's allegation that Obama ordered the wiretap, although it was not clear why he did not directly dispute the statement himself.
"Whether that's a FISA court application or denial of that application or a re-submission of that application, that doesn't mean that none of these things happened".
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While that sounds like an very bad lot of pee, Blackstock explained that's just how much was necessary to get these levels of ACE. Before you dive into that hotel swimming pool, there's something you should know: There's probably human urine in there.
Processing Slowed for H-1B Visas Favored by Tech Giants
These applications appear to be rising in number, and the USCIS says it is suspending it in order to clear some of the backlog. The statement said that due to the surge in H-1B petitions, USCIS chose to temporarily halt the premium processing service.
According to The New York Times, a sitting United States president can not legally order law enforcement agencies to spy on USA citizens.
"A cardinal rule of the Obama administration was that no White House official ever interfered with any independent investigation led by the Department of Justice", spokesman Kevin Lewis said.
"That is simply not true", he said.
Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he was removing himself from any investigation into the Russian activities after reports emerged that he met twice a year ago with the ambassador, although he had said at his January confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Let's get caught up to make sense of today.
To be clear, Levin and Limbaugh and Pollak didn't publish any original reporting. "I will be proven right, '" Ruddy wrote.
Ms Huckabee claimed the media were biased in favour of Mr Obama so will believe anything he says without question. But their conversations could also have been captured by routine surveillance of Russian diplomats or intelligence operatives.
Keystone pipeline won't have to use USA steel despite Trump pledge.
The only evidence that the Trump administration has offered are reports from right-wing news sites, maintaining a pattern of spreading unfounded conspiracy theories.
"We had no evidence of such collusion", Clapper said on "Meet the Press". USA allies such as Canada, Europe and Asia were rattled by Mr. Trump's accusations, which could hinder the potential for collaboration with the US and other countries.
But CNN reporter Brian Stelter said Ruddy admitted that Trump did not disclose his sources when he talked of the wire tap.
But the investigation by the FBI, the NSA and the Central Intelligence Agency continues. A page on the White House website's "Disclosures" section entitled "Visitor Access Records" says the page will post records of White House visitors on an ongoing basis, once they become available.
The livestream has been mostly unentertaining so far, with no sign that April's bundle of joy wants to come out anytime soon. She's now pregnant with her fourth calf and lives adjacent to the calf's father Oliver "Ollie" who is five-years-old.
MKM Partners reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of Big Lots in a report on Thursday, December 1st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.05.
Deutsche Bank also said Sunday it plans to fold its German retail-banking unit called Postbank back into its ongoing operations. The lender will propose a dividend in May of 0.19 euros per share and is recombining its investment banking and trading units.
Viewers meanwhile playfully analyzed her movements in the comments section to determine whether she had gone into labor or not. Dietrich said. "Now we might have to do this every night!" By Monday afternoon, more than nine million people had watched it.
Outlast Trinity , the physical collection of the Outlast Series will also be available for console users on April 25th. In fact you will be able to play Outlast 2 from a physical disc, but you'll have to purchase Outlast Trinity to do so.
A match on a March 26 live events show in White Plains, New York, will feature Triple H, Owens and Samoa Joe vs. Strowman sent Reigns through a table with a power slam after catching him in another tremendous move.
Trump called Schumer " a total hypocrite " and asked that the NY legislator be investigated for his association with the Kremlin. But that move has not satisfied many Democrats, who have called for Sessions' resignation.
The Movie Talk team of Dennis Tzeng, Jon Schnepp and Perri Nemiroff dive in to give their SPOILER FILLED review of Logan . Unsurprisingly, Logan won the weekend with a huge $85.3 million opening, marking the best start for a Wolverine movie.
The Kansas City area is under a tornado watch on Monday as a line of strong storms approaches from the northwest. The drill will test everyone's readiness for a life threatening severe weather event, such as a tornado.
BRITISH rap star Stormzy has told for Katy Perry to call him after the America superstar admitted she is a fan of his music. Katy Perry isn't wasting any time wallowing over her breakup with Orlando Bloom .
However, having to leave the scouting combine two days early may knock him down some teams' draft boards. It's been a good experience for many pro prospects, but not everybody.
97-Year-Old Twins Found Dead in RI Driveway
On Saturday, March 4, Barrington police received reports of an elderly woman lying in the driveway of a home at Opechee Drive. A man answering the phone at the Barrington home said he was not yet ready to talk about what happened.
Early Reviews For The Nintendo Switch Are In
This functionality, while unexpected, is certainly a welcome novelty and could have some real potential for the home-brew crowd. Nintendo has a message for Switch owners who notice dead or stuck pixels on their brand new hybrid consoles: ignore them.
Drought In Somalia Claims 110 Lives In Just 48 Hours
The United Nations believes a million and a half people are affected by the drought and worsening food crisis in the country. Capital city Mogadishu is bearing the brunt of the catastrophe as thousands of people have flocked here to find food.
West Ham vs Chelsea, Premier League
Those teams who are down there, like Sunderland, Hull, they are hoping and planning to get the points. West Ham will miss Michail Antonio who is suspended after being sent off against Watford last week.
North Korea fires several missiles into sea near Japan
North Korea is likely to release a statement as well as photos and video recordings of the launches on Tuesday. They are also analyzing the North's intention to have the missiles fall in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
Austria wants EU-wide ban on Turkish campaign events
The confrontation was fanning anger across the European Union which Turkey, now with little real conviction, aspires to join. A series of disputes surfaced between Turkey and Germany since the failed coup within Turkey that aimed to oust Erdogan.
Number of Iraqis fleeing Mosul nears 60000
US-backed Iraqi forces are now fighting Islamic State to dislodge them from western Mosul, which remains under their control. It said four of the patients were showing "severe signs associated with exposure to a blister agent".