Whoa…didn’t see this coming. Got some exciting news for you…The Department of Justice has now provided documents to the House Intelligence Committee, these documents are regarding Trump’s claim against Obama on wiretapping.
Now CNN, has quoted unnamed sources, stating that the information will not confirm Trump’s allegations against our former President Barack Obama wiretapping Trump Towers.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., confirmed the documents were provided.
“The Committee is satisfied that the Department of Justice has fully complied with our request for information from our March 8 letter on possible surveillance related to Donald Trump or his associates,” he said in a statement.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 18, 2017
Nunes said the CIA and FBI had not yet provided information “necessary to determine whether information collected on U.S. persons was mishandled and leaked.”
Nunes has also said that in the past he has not seen any evidence that supports any of Trump’s claims, however media is now reporting that federal agencies sought permission to conduct surveillance of Trump Tower in 2016. This raises another issue on whether communications from Trump or his aides were collected incidentally to be a part of a separate investigation or not.
“We need to figure out what happened here, there’s a lot of unanswered question. I just don’t want anybody jumping to any conclusion on any side of this, other than the fact that we know that Obama didn’t physically wiretap Trump Tower,” Nunes added. “But everything else is still … there’s a lot of unknowns.”
These same documents have also been reportedly give to the Senate Intelligence Committee, who will be holding a hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
FBI Director James Comey himself, will be testifying at this hearing as well.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 18, 2017
Did you hear what happened at the press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel? If not…check this out.
“As far as wiretapping I guess by this past administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps,” Trump said.
Merkel had been under surveillance by the National Security Agency, which was exposed by leaker Edward Snowden.
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