President Trump called the National Security Agency’s recently announced mass-deletion of call records “a disgrace” Tuesday, and appeared to link the purge with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible campaign collusion with Russia.
The NSA said last week that it began deleting call records on May 23 from a three-year period beginning in 2015 after “technical irregularities” resulted in “the production to NSA of some [call records] that NSA was not authorized to receive.”
Trump suggested there was more to the story.
“Wow! The NSA has deleted 685 million phone calls and text messages. Privacy violations? They blame technical irregularities. Such a disgrace. The Witch Hunt continues!” Trump tweeted.
Read more at the Washington Examiner.