The President of the United States Donald trump in an interview to Fox News said it learned about listening to their phones during the presidential campaign from media reports.
“I read, I think it was 20 Jan, News York Times article about the wiretapping — said the head of state. — I’ve read and other things.”
On the question of the correspondent of TV channel on why trump wrote in his Twitter unverified information, the President replied that this was written by The New York Times.
“Not to say that I respect The New York Times. I called The New York Times “fake”. But this newspaper has written about this situation, using the word “listen,” said trump.
He also added that in the next two weeks, the us government will publish new data which relate to the alleged wiretapping of his phones from the former administration of Barack Obama.
Earlier, on March 4, Donald trump in his microblog on Twitter wrote that he became aware that the administration of former President initiated the wiretapping of phones at its headquarters in the Trump Tower in October 2016, a month before the final stage of the presidential election. Proof of his words the head of state failed.
Edition of the Wall Street Journal citing sources reported that the charges of spying for the trump angered Obama, however, he decided “not to respond to every tweet intemperate” Republican. Message trump has commented the official representative of the Obama Kevin Lewis. He stressed that none of the former administration, including the President himself, “never gave instructions to listen to the American citizens.”
The head of specially designed for the investigation Committee of the U.S. house of representatives intelligence Devin Nunes said about the lack of acknowledgement of the facts of wiretapping phones of the President of trump Obama. Congress then demanded that the head of state, the relevant evidence for the prosecution.