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President Trump lashed out at his predecessor early Saturday amid growing controversy over his administration’s possible Russian ties.
“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” Trump tweeted early Saturday amid a series of apparently angry messages.
“How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!” the President added.
The FBI’s agreement to pay the author of the unsubstantiated dossier on Donald Trump while he was working for an opposition research firm tied to Hillary Clinton raises questions about the bureau’s “independence from politics,” the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is claiming.
In a letter sent to FBI director James Comey on Monday, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley asked for more detail about revelations made in a Washington Post article last week about an agreement the FBI made with Christopher Steele, the author of the dossier and a former MI6 agent.
The Post reported that the FBI agreed in October to pay Steele to continue his research on potential ties between Trump associates and the Russian government. Steele was also working at the time for Fusion GPS, a Washington, D.C.-based opposition research firm that had been hired by an ally of Hillary Clinton in June to dig up dirt on Trump. (RELATED: Why Was The FBI Attempting To Buy A Partisan Dossier On T...
“The idea that the FBI and associates of the Clinton campaign would pay Mr. Steele to investigate the Republican nominee for President in the run-up to the election raises further questions about the FBI’s independence from politics,” Grassley wrote in the letter to Comey.
Comey is so dirty! Dirt dirt dirty!