Lawmakers investigating potential Trump campaign ties to Russia should also consider whether President Barack Obama’s administration illegally wiretapped Trump Tower, a top spokeswoman for President Donald Trump said Sunday. “I think what is necessary is Congress doing its job. Let them investigate,” said deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in an interview on ABC’s “This Week.”
Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a leading defender of government surveillance programs, reacted with outrage when he found out the FBI had listened in on conversations between the Russian ambassador and a top Trump official.
According to Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, who made public disclosures last week, NSA is routinely collecting millions of warrant-less telephone conversations and emails of American citizens.