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The FBI's director wants an official denial of Trump's 'wiretapping' claims

FBI Director Comey asks US Justice officials to refute Trump's unsubstantiated wiretapping claim House Oversight chair: 'I have not seen anything directly' to support Trump's wiretapping claims
Elaine Woods | 09 March, 2017, 00:46

"Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!" one tweet read.

Another camp believes Trump's Twitter account is willfully used to distract and confuse the public and the media.

However, he said he thinks Obama allegedly listening in on Donald Trump's phone calls and in-person conversations is "immoral, profoundly unconstitutional and utterly wrong".

A spokesman for Mr Obama denied he ever ordered the wiretapping of any U.S. citizen. "This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!"

Trump appeared to catch top lawmakers off guard over the weekend when he tweeted that his predecessor "had my 'wires tapped'". He added that Trump's tweets should be taken "at face value" and pushed back on reports the White House was attempting to walk back the claims. According to those reports, US officials obtained a warrant under the FISA to investigate contacts between computers at a Russian bank and a server inside Trump's campaign headquarters at Trump Tower.

"The president can't demand that anyone gets wiretapped and the only way that there could be a wiretap of Trump Tower is if judges and lawyers and investigators and the justice department felt that Trump was engaging in some illegal behaviour".

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions - who was a senior adviser to Trump during the 2016 election - recused himself from an ongoing DOJ investigation in collaboration with other law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

Now you can eat like Tom Brady
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United States to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8
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Suspected Terrorists Fire Shots At UP ATS In Thakurganj, Encounter Underway
According to the locals, at around 3.30pm, over 30 policemen started vacating the houses in the locality to corner the suspects. According to IG, Lucknow , Satish Ganesh, the suspect refused to surrender and resorted to firing.

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, also on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told "Fox News Sunday's" Chris Wallace he has "seen no evidence" that the Trump campaign successfully conspired with the Russian government to defeat Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

"And if it is (true), this is the greatest overreach and the greatest abuse of power that I think we've ever seen, and a huge attack on democracy itself".

Several members of Congress have said that Trump needs to publicly explain the substance behind those allegations before Congress should dig into it.

Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned in February after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador before Trump took office.

"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", Lewis said.

Graham and Whitehouse have both been critical of the Trump team's alleged ties to Russian Federation, and have pledged to run an investigation of their own from their perch on the judiciary committee panel.

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