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Mark Levin Says Evidence That Donald Trump Was Wiretapped By Obama Admin Is ‘Overwhelming’

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by Geoffrey Grider

There is overwhelming evidence the Obama administration wiretapped President Donald Trump before Trump was sworn in as president, and Democrats are trying to cover that up, conservative talk radio host Mark Levin said Sunday.

Trump claimed in a series of tweets Saturday, without offering any evidence, that former President Barack Obama ordered wiretaps at Trump Tower.

The allegations came as calls mounted for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign for not admitting during his confirmation hearing he had contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign. Sessions announced last week he would recuse himself from any investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Former National Director of Intelligence James Clapper and Sen. Mark Rubio, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on several Sunday morning talk shows they were unaware of any such surveillance.

Mark Levin says evidence for Trump wiretapping by Obama administration is ‘overwhelming’:

But Levin told “Fox & Friends” said the question is not whether there was any surveillance but the extent of the surveillance.

“The FBI sought and was granted a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court” order, Levin said, despite Clapper’s comments that no such order was issued for Trump Tower to any of the agencies under his jurisdiction.

Levin said the FBI, CIA, National Security Agency, the Justice Department and two other agencies began investigating Trump and his team in October as part of the investigation into Russia’s activities. He quoted a story in the Guardian as saying the FBI “applied for a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in order to monitor four members of the Trump team” during the election campaign.

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He also accused Democrats of trying to cover up the surveillance. Former White House press secretary Josh Earnest explained why the allegations are ludicrous on ABC’s “This Week.”

“This may come as a surprise to the current occupant of the Oval Office, but the president of the United States does not have the authority to unilaterally order the wiretapping of an American citizen,” Earnest said.

“If the FBI decided to use their wiretapping authority in the context of the counterintelligence or criminal investigation, it would require FBI investigators, officials at the Department of Justice going to a federal judge, and making a case, and demonstrating probable cause to use that authority to conduct the investigation. That is a fact.”

A spokesman for Obama dismissed Trump’s allegations Saturday, saying it didn’t happen.

“A cardinal rule of the Obama administration was that no White House official ever interfered with any independent investigation led by the Department of Justice … as part of that practice, neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen. Any suggestion otherwise is simply false,” Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis said. source

Geoffrey Grider | March 6, 2017 at 11:48 am | Tags: wiretapped | URL: http://wp.me/p1kFP6-czM

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Why Is the Fact That Everything Causes Cancer Being Ignored? (Video) | Health

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This Is Chuck Schumer’s Plan To Stop President Trump From Building Mexican Border Wall

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Klik:> This Is Chuck Schumer’s Plan To Stop President Trump From Building Mexican Border Wall

by Geoffrey Grider

Chuck Schumer has concluded that denying President Trump his wall is perhaps the surest major defeat Democrats can hand the President in his first year.

President Trump needs 60 Senate votes to fund construction of his “great wall” along the Southern border. Unlike healthcare or tax reform, Republicans can’t use the budget process to ram the wall funding through Congress using only Republican votes.

·         Schumer’s thinking: There’s nothing the Republicans would be willing to offer that could get Trump the eight Democratic Senators he needs to fund the wall. Mitch McConnell’s only other option would be to invoke the nuclear option and bypass the filibuster. But Democratic appropriators are betting the Republican leader won’t be willing to undermine such a fundamental Senate tradition just to pay for Trump’s wall.

·         The evolving plan, being discussed by Schumer’s office and Senate appropriators: If Republicans put money for the wall into a bill, Democrats block it. It doesn’t matter what else is in the bill — Schumer will make it about the wall. The way Democrats see it, if they can block the wall, they’d crush a central feature of Trump’s political identity. And as the face of the strategy, Schumer would thrill the Democratic base (though less so the red-state Democratic senators up in 2018).

·         What happens next: Team Trump knows it’s not going to be easy to fund the wall. A source familiar with the administration’s plans says the preferred strategy would be to attach the wall funding to the bill that funds the military. That way, Republicans could tell the public that Schumer and the Democrats are blocking money not only for border security but for our troops. They’ll run relentless attack ads against Senate Democrats up for re-election in 2018 in states that Trump won.

·         What happens if Schumer wins: A second source familiar with the administration’s thinking said that even if Democrats block funding, the administration will find ways to get by in the short term. “We have enough money to get a decent amount of the wall done in first year,” the source said. “We can reprioritize some funding within [the Department of Homeland Security]. … It’s not like work would come to a complete halt.” source



Geoffrey Grider | March 6, 2017 at 8:48 am | Tags: Hurricane Katrina | Categories: The Big Story | URL: http://wp.me/p1kFP6-czJ

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