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  • Does Times Reporting Really Support Donald Trump's Wiretap Claim? - New York Times

    Does Times Reporting Really Support Donald Trump's Wiretap Claim? - New York Times;

    President Trump has a predisposition toward self-inflicted wounds. He proved so once again last Saturday when he claimed he had been wiretapped by President Barack Obama, and called him a “sick guy” who had conducted a Watergate-style operation.and more »

  • Pause This Presidency! - New York Times

    Pause This Presidency! - New York Times;

    The American people must immediately demand a cessation of all consequential actions by this “president” until we can be assured that Russian efforts to hack our election, in a way that was clearly meant to help him and damage his opponent, did not ...and more »

  • Clapper denies Trump wiretap claim, calling it a 'distraction' - ABC News

    Clapper denies Trump wiretap claim, calling it a 'distraction' - ABC News;

    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper denied on Monday that there were any wiretaps on Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign, and also revealed that the president-elect had asked him to publicly disavow a private investigator's ...and more »

  • Trump keeps press at arm's length after wiretapping furor - The Hill

    Trump keeps press at arm's length after wiretapping furor - The Hill;

    President Trump has kept his distance from the press since accusing former President Obama, without evidence, of wiretapping Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign. Trump has left it to Vice President Pence and his top aides to answer questions about the ...and more »

  • Rumblings of a 'Deep State' Undermining Trump? It Was Once a Foreign Concept - New York Times

    Rumblings of a 'Deep State' Undermining Trump? It Was Once a Foreign Concept - New York Times;

    WASHINGTON — President Trump's allegations that former President Barack Obama tapped his phone and his assertions that the bureaucracy is leaking secrets to discredit him are the latest signs of a White House preoccupation with a “deep state” working ...and more »

  • Trump's 'evidence' for Obama wiretap claims relies on sketchy, anonymously sourced reports - Washington Post

    Trump's 'evidence' for Obama wiretap claims relies on sketchy, anonymously sourced reports - Washington Post;

    “How low has President Obama gone to tapp [sic] my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!” — President Trump, tweet, March 4, 2017. “Reports concerning potentially politically motivated ...and more »

  • Trump's Wiretap Tweets Raise Risk of Impeachment - Bloomberg

    Trump's Wiretap Tweets Raise Risk of Impeachment - Bloomberg;

    The sitting president has accused his predecessor of an act that could have gotten the past president impeached. That's not your ordinary exercise of free speech. If the accusation were true, and President Barack Obama ordered a warrantless wiretap of ...and more »

  • Here's what Trump can do about surveillance if he really wants to - ThinkProgress

    Here's what Trump can do about surveillance if he really wants to - ThinkProgress;

    “We're still waiting to hear whether the president has concerns… so far he hasn't shown that he does.” President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. CREDIT: ...and more »

  • Trump Aides Address His Wiretap Claims: 'That's Above My Pay Grade' - New York Times

    Trump Aides Address His Wiretap Claims: 'That's Above My Pay Grade' - New York Times;

    Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, has pointedly and repeatedly refused to offer personal assurances about President Trump's claims that President Barack Obama tapped phones in Trump Tower during the presidential campaign. Credit Doug ...and more »

  • Inside Trump's fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations - Washington Post

    Inside Trump's fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations - Washington Post;

    President Trump spent the weekend at “the winter White House,” Mar-a-Lago, the secluded Florida castle where he is king. The sun sparkles off the glistening lawn and warms the russet clay Spanish tiles, and the steaks are cooked just how he likes them ...and more »