Obama and the left went crazy when Trump tweeted out that Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower and the denials have been everlasting.
Now that Syria is dominating the news cycle, a pesky little truth has come out.
Obama did obtain a FISA warrant and he DID wiretap the Trump team during the election.
It WAS done for political purposes. They found NOTHING!
The Washington Post reported yesterday:
The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.
The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia, according to the officials.
This is the clearest evidence so far that the FBI had reason to believe during the 2016 presidential campaign that a Trump campaign adviser was in touch with Russian agents. Such contacts are now at the center of an investigation into whether the campaign coordinated with the Russian government to swing the election in Trump’s favor.
Page has not been accused of any crimes, and it is unclear whether the Justice Department might later seek charges against him or others in connection with Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The counterintelligence investigation into Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections began in July, officials have said. Most such investigations don’t result in criminal charges.
“This confirms all of my suspicions about unjustified, politically motivated government surveillance,” Page said in an interview Tuesday. “I have nothing to hide.”
He went on to compare the surveillance of him to the eavesdropping that the government conducted against civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
So far in this fiasco, we know only one thing for sure: Obama abused his power of surveillance for nefarious purposes. He did so to try to show that Team Trump colluded with Russia.
So far EVERY investigation has produced no evidence of such collusion.
The evidence to support nefarious activity on behalf of Obama abounds.
Evelyn Farkas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under Obama admitted to those nefarious activities while on the air with MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski.
“I was urging my former colleagues and, frankly speaking, the people on the Hill, it was more actually aimed at telling the Hill people, get as much information as you can, get as much intelligence as you can, before President Obama leaves the administration,” Farkas, who is now a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, said.
“Because I had a fear that somehow that information would disappear with the senior [Obama] people who left, so it would be hidden away in the bureaucracy … that the Trump folks – if they found out how we knew what we knew about their… the Trump staff dealing with Russians – that they would try to compromise those sources and methods, meaning we no longer have access to that intelligence.”
Of course, Trump’s recent face-off with Putin over Syria is all the evidence we really need to show that they are not in each other’s pockets… don’t you think?
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