As you no doubt remember, former FBI director James Comey flat stated that there was no wiretapping of Presidential candidate, Donald Trump. That was this, but this is now. There is now evidence that the FBI had, in fact, a warrant to monitor Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign chair, before and after the election. This is contrary to what the FBI director has said in the past. It is also possible that Trump’s conversations with Manafort were intercepted. Was the Obama administration running wild?
As Written By Kristina Wong for Breitbart:
The FBI had wiretapped President Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort before and after the election, contrary to what former FBI Director James Comey suggested earlier this year.
US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe.
The government snooping continued into early this year, including a period when Manafort was known to talk to President Donald Trump.
The CNN report also noted that Manafort has a residence in Trump Tower, although it said it was “unclear” whether the wiretapping took place there or not.
President Trump asserted in a series of Tweets on March 4 that the Obama administration had ordered a wiretap at Trump Tower during the election.
“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” he tweeted.
“Is it legal for a sitting President to be ‘wire tapping’ a race for president prior to an election? Turned down by court earlier. A NEW LOW!”
“I’d bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to ……..
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