Late last week, President Donald Trump told CBS News that domestic surveillance of American citizens should be the “No. 1” topic of inquiry until we can find out “what the hell is going on” with it. Also late last week, the National Security Agency — the federal government’s 60,000-person-strong domestic spying agency — announced that
Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page decried what he called “false allegations” against him on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” Thursday. Page reportedly was the target of a so-called FISA order issued last summer that permitted investigators to monitor his communications as part of an ongoing investigation into ties between Russia and Trump campaign officials.
Fred Fleitz, Congressional Democrats and their media allies hope FBI Director James Comey will deliver a body blow to the Trump presidency by telling lawmakers Russia undermined the the 2016 presidential election and that President Trump’s claim that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower is groundless. But Democrats also are worried that Comey, who testifies Monday,
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, The question of whether former President Barack Obama actually spied on President Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition has been tantalizing Washington since President Trump first made the allegation nearly two weeks ago. Since then, three investigations have been launched — one by the FBI, one by the
Robert Knight, A week ago, President Trump unleashed a media firestorm when he accused Barack Obama in a tweet of wiretapping Trump Tower in New York. The standard portrayal: Once again, the president has shot from the hip, right into his foot, “without any evidence” whatsoever. These are the same media that excitedly accused the
Jack Kerwick, On Saturday morning, after months of baseless allegations that he had colluded with the Russian government to steal the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, President Trump had reached his limit. With just a few tweets, Trump flipped the script on his detractors by doing what no Republican had ever had the guts to
Judge Andrew Napolitano, Those of us who believe that the Constitution means what it says have been arguing since the late 1970s that congressional efforts to strengthen national security by weakening personal liberty are unconstitutional, un-American and ineffective. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which Congress passed in the aftermath of President Richard Nixon’s use of
Jerome Corsi | Infowars, CIA kept Russian cyber-attack techniques handy for false flags. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Wikileaks “Vault 7” drop of CIA cyber-warfare documents contains the startling revelation that the CIA, under a project identified as “Umbrage,” maintained a substantial library of Russian cyber-attack techniques “stolen” from malware produced in other states including the
The Trump haters say his campaign worked with the Russians to derail Hillary Clinton’s chances to be president. That accusation has angered the president and tied up his administration with unwanted controversy. Showing his annoyance the president tweeted over the weekend that he now believes Barack Obama himself ordered phone taps at the Trump Tower.
Matthew Vadum, President Donald Trump caused a media firestorm by claiming over the weekend that then-President Obama wire-tapped telephones at Trump Tower in Manhattan during the final leg of last year’s election campaign. Seeing the writing on the wall, tainted FBI Director James Comey promptly and publicly urged the Department of Justice to reject Trump’s
John Hayward, The White House statement on “DeepStateGate” — President Donald Trump’s allegations that former President Barack Obama ordered surveillance on him during his 2016 presidential campaign — has the feel of cards and chips thumping down on the table: White House calls for probe into whether Obama abused executive powers in 2016 https://t.co/B3n8VJ8P9c pic.twitter.com/UroR9Lxt1X
Warner Todd Huston, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), delivered a statement on Saturday concerning the accusations President Trump posted to Twitter that President Barack Obama authorized wiretaps on Trump’s campaign during the recent election. The Senator also noted that Obama’s spokesman said the accusations are false. “The President today made some very serious allegations, and the