The US President Donald trump has promised that soon the U.S. government will publish new information concerning the alleged wiretapping of his phones from the former administration of Barack Obama. The head of state said in an interview with Fox News channel.
“I think within the next two weeks in the foreground will be some very interesting things,” he said.
Answering the question of whether the wiretapped conversations with his phone, trump said that “the wire touches a lot of different things.”
In early March, on his page on Twitter, trump said that the Obama administration initiated the tapping of his phones in the Trump Tower during the presidential campaign in October of 2016, shortly before the final phase of the presidential election. The President compared it to the Watergate scandal in 1972, which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon. The next day after the publication of the entry in the microblog the President formally called on Congress to investigate “has been violated Executive powers in 2016”.
According to the official representative of the Obama Kevin Lewis, neither the former President nor anyone else from his administration “never gave instructions to listen to the American citizens.” Sources The Wall Street Journal, in turn, noted that the charges of spying for the trump led Obama into a rage, but he decided “not to respond to every tweet intemperate” Republican.
The head of the ad hoc Committee of the U.S. house of representatives intelligence Devin Nunes said that he has no confirmation of the facts of the wiretapping of the phones of the President of trump Obama. After this Congress appealed to the President with the requirement to provide appropriate evidence for the prosecution.