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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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In Trump’s blueprint to reorder the federal government, echoes of Reagan ’81

March 16, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
President Trump’s governing blueprint represents the most ambitious effort to cut domestic spending since former President Ronald Reagan came to Washington in 1981.
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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.
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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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Rapport Between Donald Trump, Barack Obama Crumbles

March 8, 2017
Carol Lee, Peter Nicholas | The Wall Street Journal
The rapport between Barack Obama and Donald Trump is unraveling, with the president convinced that Mr. Obama is undermining his nascent administration.
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Barack Obama’s first week as president

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January 23, 2009
Eight years ago, President Obama was just settling into the Oval Office and was working on issues ranging from withdrawing troops from Iraq to closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center to turning around a stalled economy.
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