No evidence Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped

DOJ says there is no proof to back up the president’s claims that Obama had Trump’s “wires tapped”

The Justice Department confirmed in a court filing there is no evidence that Trump Tower was targeted for surveillance by the Obama administration - contradicting President Trump's controversial claim first made in March.

American Oversight is referencing a recent court filing in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory.

In another tweet, the president called Mr. Obama "low" and "sick". Trump's then-press secretary Sean Spicer later walked back the claims, arguing that Trump had "used the word wiretaps in quotes to mean, broadly, surveillance and other activities". "Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!"

In a Motion for Summary Judgment in American Oversight's FOIA lawsuit, lawyers for the government stated that neither the National Security Division (NSD) nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation have any records of the wiretaps President Trump in his March 4, 2017 tweets.

Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes confirmed the allegations were false and no President has ever been permitted to legally order the device. "We have no information to support those tweets", he said at a House intelligence committee hearing.

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According to his website , Blinston is "known for his award-winning artwork, and his dedication and commitment to volunteering". Blinston, who has over 18 years of tattooing experience, got his start while serving in the Marine Corps.

Later, the BBC confirmed reports in right-leaning USA media that said the Obama administration had sought a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in June, 2016 to eavesdrop on select individuals close to Trump during the presidential campaign as part of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian election tampering. "As part of that practice, neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any USA citizen".

In a filing made public Friday, lawyers for the Department of Justice (DOJ) wrote that the department has no records supporting President Trump's claim that former President Barack Obama ordered wiretaps of Trump Tower.

American Oversight bashed Trump in a statement on Saturday, saying the "filing serves as further proof that the president's words simply can not be trusted".

Before he was sacked, James Comey told Congress, when asked about the subject, "I have no information that supports those tweets".

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