Congress investigating Trump claim Obama wiretapped him

Over the weekend U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted, “Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory.” Obama’s spokesperson said the claim was false. Now Congress is investigating.

    2017/03/08

NSFW    WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wire-tapping Trump Tower both before and after the election. Trump says it’s “Nixon/Watergate,” but offered nothing to corroborate his allegations.

Obama said neither he nor his White House staff ever ordered surveillance on a U.S. citizen. However, he dodged saying whether the Justice Department or other federal agents conducted spy ops on Trump or those in his orbit.

Either way, Congress says it will probe if the allegations have merit or are #fakenews.
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