Donald Trump looks very lonely with wiretapping accusation
21 March, 2017, 06:18 | Author: Valerie Burke
Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard M. Burr, a North Carolina Republican, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, said in a joint statement there was no evidence to back up Trump's claim.
The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday that no evidence exists for President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that Trump Tower was wiretapped by his predecessor during the 2016 presidential election.
On Monday, FBI Director James Comey is to testify before lawmakers on that and other issues relating to what United States intelligence says was Russian interference in the election.
Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and ranking member Adam Schiff say they're sending a letter to FBI Director James Comey, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers. He also noted the president wants to ask the committees to conduct an investigation into wiretapping but has so far rejected what they have found.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC on March 16, 2017.
Comparing the alleged action to "McCarthyism", Trump charged in a tweet last weekend that "This is Nixon/Watergate".
On Thursday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer, defending his boss, cited a Fox Newsreport that Obama had recruited Britain's signals intelligence agency GCHQ past year to wiretap Trump Tower in NY, a luxury office and residential skyscraper that serves as both Trump's home and offices.
"You're going to find some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks", Trump said.
Nunes, who was on Trump's transition team, said that if you take his tweets literally, then "clearly the president was wrong".
"As I told you last week about the issue with the president talking about tapping Trump Tower, that evidence still remains the same, that we don't have any evidence that that took place", Nunes told reporters.
"I had been reading about things" that mentioned wiretapping, he said. The Republican president offered no evidence for the allegation, which an Obama spokesman said was "simply false".
Trump appeared to back away from his accusation in a Fox News interview on Wednesday night.
At least four House and Senate committees are investigating Trump's charges, along with revelations about previously undisclosed Russian contacts with some of the president's top advisers.
"These hearings are not likely to resolve the issue", she said, adding there are too many unanswered questions. Chuck Grassley, have also publicly raised doubts about the legitimacy of Trump's claims.
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