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British Complain After Trump Spokesman
Cites Wiretapping Report

Bloomberg, by Margaret Talev and Justin Sink

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Posted By:Drive, 3/17/2017 7:49:08 AM

British officials complained to the White House Thursday after press secretary Sean Spicer cited a Fox News commentator’s report claiming former President Barack Obama had enlisted U.K. intelligence to spy on President Donald Trump. Andrew Napolitano, a legal pundit for Fox News who has advised the current president, claimed during a March 14 telecast that three intelligence sources told the network Obama personally appealed to the British Government Communications Headquarters, known as the GCHQ, to spy on Trump. Spicer highlighted the report in a list of media accounts he read to reporters during his briefing on Thursday, arguing that the stories


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/17/2017 9:52:36 AM     (No. 11192457)

Of course if such "wiretapping" occurred, or if it did not, you are going to get the same response from the British. That´s the way the British have always operated. In that respect during early World War II the British broke the Nazi codes that gave the allies a huge advantage in defeating the Nazis, and would not even own up to that for decades after the war ended. So with the British anything is possible.

When you think about it, whose to say that it was not the British who "hacked" the the unsecured e-mail accounts of the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton, and John Podesta to their own end, along with making it look like the Russians did it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/17/2017 10:09:51 AM     (No. 11192493)

I would like to complain to the British about the outrageous treatment of our President, whom many in your country say should not be allowed to visit, or speak to your Parliament. That, after lying here, and elsewhere, that you, or your employees or contractors, have not been using the NSA database to surveil Americans, when you like.

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