FBI head says no evidence of Trump wiretapping claim

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The head of the FBI said on Monday he had seen no evidence to support a claim by US President Donald Trump that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped his 2016 election campaign.

Before FBI Director James Comey began his testimony to the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, Republican chairman Devin Nunes said it was possible other means of surveillance had been used against Trump.

The committee is investigating accusations that Russia tried to influence the 2016 election by hacking Democratic operatives and releasing embarrassing information. The surveillance allegation became an issue when Trump earlier this month accused Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower in New York, which housed the campaign headquarters for the Republican’s surprise election win against Democrat Hillary Clinton.

“With respect to the president’s tweets about alleged wiretapping directed at him by the prior administration, I have no information that supports...


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FBI head says no evidence of Trump wiretapping claim


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