After Donald Trump’s bombshell tweet this weekend, accusing the Obama Administration of bugging Trump Tower, former Obama officials have been quick to downplay the story. But now, their story seems to be unraveling.
So far, three Obama Administration have refused to outright deny that Trump was wiretapped—instead answering allegations with ultra-specific, legally-sanitized language.
Kevin Lewis, Obama’s spokesman, released a statement over the weekend saying that “neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen.” But he refused to confirm or deny whether the Department of Justice—which reports to the President, and would be responsible for conducting wiretaps—did.
Originally published by American Action News.