…Perhaps I am a protest of one…and…frankly that’s OK…but…
…Please tell me that Americans are NOT willing to allow vitrolic unsubstantiated allegations to be hurled as mere propogrand at our former President by a man who to date has been totally unwilling to provide any proof, eivdnece, substsantiated collobration for virtually any attack he makes against anyone or anything…???
…What is happening to us…???
F.B.I. Director Comey asked DoJ to refute Trump’s wire tap claim, but the DoJ didn’t listen
03-06-2017 • http://www.dcclothesline.com
WASHINGTON D.C. (INTELLIHUB) — F.B.I. Director James Comey asked the Department of Justice Saturday if it would come forth and refute President Trump’s recent claims of wiretapping — but the DoJ failed to do so.
WATCH: Paul Ryan Admits To Having Knowledge of Trump Tower Wiretap
03-06-2017 • http://www.cscmediagroupus.com
In an interview with Bret Baier on Friday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked directly if he believed the Obama administration had been responsible for wire tapping Trump Tower in October, 2016–a month prior to the election.
‘THIS IS WATERGATE’ Barack Obama denies ‘ever ordering surveillance on any US citizen
03-06-2017 • By Brittany Vonow, Mark Hodge and Patrick Knox
‘THIS IS WATERGATE’ Barack Obama denies ‘ever ordering surveillance on any US citizen’ following bombshell accusations he tapped Donald Trump’s phone during US presidential election
Comey Asks Justice Dept. to Reject Trump’s Wiretapping Claim
03-06-2017 • https://www.nytimes.com
WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, asked the Justice Department this weekend to publicly reject President Trump’s assertion that President Barack Obama ordered the tapping of Mr. Trump’s phones, senior American officials said
The Latest: Trump aides defend his wiretapping claim
03-06-2017 • http://hosted.ap.org
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:50 a.m. White House advisers aren’t backing away from President Donald Trump’s claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign.
THE BIG IDEA: It is easy to pooh-pooh Donald Trump’s predawn Saturday tweetstorm – accusing Barack Obama of the worst political crimes since Watergate while offering no evidence – as an undisciplined rant from someone who has long embraced conspiracy theories.
WH spox: Trump not convinced by FBI denials on wiretap claims
3/6/2017 9:21:17 AM Ed Morrissey
After Donald Trump accused the Obama administration of wiretapping his phones during the campaign, tied to FBI applications for FISA warrants, James Comey denied that any such wiretapping took place. Does that satisfy the White House? Not exactly,
White House requests investigation into the wiretap… “without evidence“
3/5/2017 12:31:52 PM Jazz Shaw
This entire story about if and when the phone lines in Trump Tower were tapped by our nation’s intelligence agencies during last year’s election is spinning completely out of control at this point. On the odd chance that you’ve somehow
The former director of national intelligence under Obama flatly denied that any wiretap of Trump or his campaign was carried out.
By Abby Phillip and Ellen Nakashima • Post Politics • Read more »
Seeking to deflect, he instead raises the stakes in a deepening controversy.
By Karen Tumulty • Read more »
The White House cites five news reports to justify its claim for a congressional probe. But they fail the Pinocchio Test.
By Glenn Kessler • Fact Checker • Read more »
President Trump used Twitter to accuse his predecessor of orchestrating a plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up to the election.
By Philip Rucker, Ellen Nakashima and Robert Costa • Post Politics • Read more »
By Andrew O’Hehir, Salon
Trump’s tweet-burst suggests he has no idea how surveillance works. But Team Obama’s denials leave some loopholes. READ MORE»
COMEY ASKED DOJ TO REFUTE TRUMP’S CLAIMS ABOUT WIRETAPPING According to The New York Times, FBI Director James Comey asked the Justice Department to refute President Donald Trump’s claims that former President Barack Obama ordered wire taps on Trump Tower. James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, also denied the president’s charge. The Washington Post has quite the scene-setter breaking down Trump’s rage at how things are going after his first weeks in office, and a fair amount of blame within the White House is being shoveled Reince Priebus’ way. And Sen. Lindsey Graham had some thoughts about the scenario laid out in Trump’s latest tweets. [HuffPost]
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