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Full McConnell Interview: 'No…Not Yet' Evidence of Wiretapping Claim

Full McConnell Interview: 'No...Not Yet' Evidence of Wiretapping ClaimSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) joined Meet the Press to talk about the start of the Senate's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.



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Nunes: 'There Was No Wiretapping of Trump Tower'

Nunes: 'There Was No Wiretapping of Trump Tower'House Intel Chair Devin Nunes, R-Calif., tells reporters "there was no wiretapping of Trump Tower. That did not happen."



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Intelligence committee chair reignites wiretapping scandal

Intelligence committee chair reignites wiretapping scandalPresident Trump says he feels "somewhat vindicated" on his wiretap claim after Congressman David Dunes said intelligence agencies may have picked up some private communications from his transition team.



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White House won’t say whether Trump will present proof of wiretapping

White House won’t say whether Trump will present proof of wiretappingAt his daily briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say when or whether President Trump will present evidence for the claim that he was wiretapped by his predecessor, Barack Obama. In an interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on March 15, Trump promised “some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks” when he was asked about the claim.



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FBI chief Comey on Trump wiretapping claims: ‘I have no information that supports those tweets’

FBI chief Comey on Trump wiretapping claims: ‘I have no information that supports those tweets’At a House Intelligence Committee hearing Monday morning, FBI Director James Comey said there was no evidence to support President Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign. “With respect to the president’s tweets about alleged wiretapping directed at him by the prior administration, I have no information that supports those tweets,” Comey said. “And we have looked carefully inside the FBI.



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After James Comey’s testimony, White House stands by wiretapping claim

After James Comey’s testimony, White House stands by wiretapping claimWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump is not willing to withdraw his accusation that President Obama had him wiretapped, even after FBI Director James Comey said Monday that he has “no information” that supports the claim. Spicer said more information will come after the testimony. On whether or not Trump has complete confidence in Comey, Spicer said, “There’s no reason to believe he doesn’t at this time.”



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Sean Spicer spars with White House press corps over alleged wiretapping

Sean Spicer spars with White House press corps over alleged wiretappingWhite House Press Secretary Sean Spicer had a heated exchange with a pair of reporters at his daily briefing on Thursday. The tense back-and-forth began with questions about President Trump’s allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor, Barack Obama. It devolved into shouting, repeated interruptions and an accusation from Spicer that the media is attempting to “perpetuate a false narrative” about Trump’s relationship with Russia.



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Pres. Trump: ‘Interesting’ Information Coming On Wiretapping Claims

Pres. Trump: ‘Interesting’ Information Coming On Wiretapping Claims11 days after his explosive tweet accusing Pres. Obama of wiretapping him, the president offered new hints — but still no evidence — of what exactly he meant.



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GOP Sen. Graham: Congress ready to ‘flex its muscle’ if FBI doesn’t provide answers on Trump wiretapping claim

GOP Sen. Graham: Congress ready to ‘flex its muscle’ if FBI doesn’t provide answers on Trump wiretapping claimSen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Wednesday that Congress would “flex its muscle” and issue a subpoena if FBI Director James Comey did not respond to his request to say whether the agency is investigating President Trump’s unsubstantiated wiretapping claims as well as possible ties between Russia and Trump’s campaign.



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Congressional committee still waits for evidence of President Trump's Obama wiretapping claims

Congressional committee still waits for evidence of President Trump's Obama wiretapping claimsThe White House backs off, saying the president was talking about surveillance broadly.



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