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Trump Digs In on Wiretap, No Matter Who Says Differently

March 17, 2017
Peter Baker, Charlie Savage | The New York Times
The White House made clear on Thursday that it would stand by the president's unsubstantiated claim that President Obama secretly tapped his phones last year.
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Britain's top spies say Trump's claims they helped wiretap him are "nonsense"

March 17, 2017
Yochi Dreazen | Vox
Britain’s top electronic surveillance agency, the GCHQ, dismissed President Trump’s new charge that it helped former President Obama spy on Trump as “nonsense.”
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Both parties press FBI on wiretapping, Russia

March 16, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Lawmakers are getting antsy waiting for the FBI to provide any evidence that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower.
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Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge

March 15, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
The White House spokesman said on Tuesday that he was confident President Trump’s claim that President Obama spied on him during the 2016 campaign would eventually be found to be true.
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Using Air Quotes, White House Walks Back ‘Wiretap’ Talk

March 14, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
Two senior White House officials suggested on Monday that President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Barack Obama had tapped his telephone was not meant to be taken literally.
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Congressional deadline arrives for DOJ evidence on Trump wiretap claims

March 13, 2017
Theodore Schleifer, Manu Raju | CNN
The DOJ is under pressure to provide any documents related to President Donald Trump's accusation that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones during the campaign.

President Trump tries to sell wary Republicans on health care replacement and WikiLeaks details CIA spying tactics

March 10, 2017
House Republicans unveiled a replacement for Obamacare that faces tough opposition.
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Graham ready to subpoena for Trump wiretap information

March 9, 2017
Manu Raju, Tom LoBianco | CNN
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he is ready to subpoena the intelligence agencies for evidence that would prove President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims.
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