Committee on intelligence of the House of representatives will verify the information on the possible surveillance of the government over the candidates for the post of President of the United States. This is stated in the statement of the head of the ad hoc Committee Devin Nunes.
The test will take place in the framework of previously launched investigations into the alleged intervention of Russia in the race in the United States. “One of the key points of the investigation Committee, for the reaction of the US government to the actions of Russian intelligence during the presidential campaign,” — said in the Committee.
“In this regard, the Committee will check was performed whether the government surveillance of any of the candidates or their deputies, and we will continue the investigation, if they found any evidence,” — reads the statement.
Earlier on Sunday, 5 March, the US President Donald trump called on Congress to conduct an investigation into the fact of abuse of powers of administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama, who allegedly had his phones tapped during the election campaign