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Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping during 2016 presidential election

Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping during 2016 presidential election

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<p>The United States president, Donald Trump has accused Barack Obama of wire tapping his calls before the presidential election in November last year.</p> <p>In a series of tweets, Trump accused his predecessor of tapping on his office in New York without actually giving any evidence.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837996746236182529">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837989835818287106">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>He further claimed that Obama had defied a court rejection of a request to tap his office, and invited a “good lawyer” to make a case against the alleged operation. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">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 <span class="caps">NEW</span> <span class="caps">LOW</span>!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837993273679560704">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">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 Election!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837994257566863360">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Trump defended Jeff Sessions, the US attorney general who is facing questions over his meeting with Russian ambassador to Washington. He claimed that it was Obama who had arranged such meetings.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The first meeting Jeff Sessions had with the Russian Amb was set up by the Obama Administration under education program for 100 Ambs……</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837987684660412416">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just out: The same Russian Ambassador that met Jeff Sessions visited the Obama White House 22 times, and 4 times last year alone.</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/837991759045079040">March 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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