In a press conference in the Capitol this morning, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said officials “don’t have any evidence” that the Obama administration ordered wiretapping of Donald Trump while he was running for president.
“As I told you last week about the issue with the president talking about tapping Trump Tower, that evidence still remains the same, that we don’t have any evidence that that took place,” Nunes told reporters.
“In fact, I don’t believe just in the last week of time, the people we’ve talked to, I don’t think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower.”
However, Nunes also said that it’s “very possible” Trump’s communications were somehow “swept up” in FBI surveillance of Russians if he was in communication with Kremlin authorities.
The first public hearing regarding the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will begin on March 20th.
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