Wiretapping

Former AG Kane takes Fifth in wiretap case

Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, free on bail while she appeals her perjury conviction, invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify this …

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Trump still hasn’t told the truth about his Obama wiretap claims

Another baseless Trump Twitter claim remains unclarified.

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Wiretapping Is a Threat to Small Businesses -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Wiretapping is serious business, and it's unwise to bank on the idea that it won't happen to you.<p>If you've paid any attention to the news lately, you've probably heard about President Donald Trump's explosive claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower to interfere …

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California Finally Releases Wiretap Dataset

In 2016, California investigators used state wiretapping laws 563 times to capture 7.8 million communications from 181,000 people, and only 19% of …

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Trump aides had ‘intervention’ to curb his tweeting: report

Aides to President Trump reportedly organized an “intervention” recently in an attempt to get their boss to curb his infamous tweetstorms.<p>Trump’s …

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Democrats seek new probe on whether Trump meddled with FBI

Updated 05/12/2017 01:39 PM EDT<p>Four Senate Democrats on Friday asked the Department of Justice's inspector general to open a new probe into any "political interference with the FBI’s investigation into" possible collaboration between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials to upend …

Government

Comey called Trump ‘crazy’: report

Former FBI Director James Comey told associates in March that President Trump was “outside the realm of normal,” according to a new report.<p>Comey …

World Leaders

Mark Levin inspired Trump’s wiretapping conspiracy theory. Now he is turning on the president.

President Trump appears to be losing the support of Mark Levin, the conservative radio host who breathed life into a conspiracy theory that Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign.<p>On his show Tuesday, Levin slammed Trump's early-term leadership and scolded those …

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Pressed on Obama wiretap claim, Trump says 'I stand by nothing'

Dismissing a question about his wiretap allegations, the president Trump abruptly ended a television interview. MSNBC's Brian Williams discusses with …

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President Trump Suddenly Ends Interview When Asked About Obama Wiretap Claim

President Donald Trump abruptly ended an interview with CBS after John Dickerson pressed him on his claims that former President Obama wiretapped him.<p>…

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Twitter says every world leader should tweet like Donald Trump

In Twitter’s ideal world, heads of state around the world flood its struggling social media platform with their every thought and feeling, just like Donald Trump.<p>It’s a convenient vision for Twitter, which just boasted its strongest user growth in a year. Twitter’s monthly users increased by 9 …

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NSA collected more than 151 million phone records in 2016

The National Security Agency collected more than 151 million phone records last year, despite a 2015 measure designed to curb the agency's ability to …

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Trump on Obama wiretapping claim: It has 'been proven very strongly'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump suggested Monday he still believes his unsubstantiated allegations that President Barack Obama illegally tapped his phones during the 2016 campaign.<p>"I think our sides been proven very strongly and everybody's talking about it, and frankly, it should be discussed -- I …

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Trump cuts short interview when asked about unfounded wiretap claims – video

Donald Trump cut short an interview with CBS This Morning when he was questioned by John Dickerson about his baseless claims that Barack Obama wiretapped him during the election campaign. When asked why he had referred to Obama as a ‘sick’ man, Trump told Dickerson he had his ‘own opinions’ before …

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White House Scrambles After Donald Trump Aborts Interview Over Obama WIretap Question

When President Donald Trump told CBS News’ John Dickerson “I don’t stand by anything,” he was saying he stands by his claim that President Obama …

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Donald Trump Suddenly Refuses to Talk About His False Wiretapping Claims

Donald Trump is still convinced that former president Barack Obama ordered wiretapping of Trump Tower last year, despite a congressional …

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Trump and Obama have officially broken up, and Trump is blaming wiretapping

President Donald Trump and his predecessor, Barack Obama, apparently are no longer on speaking terms.<p>In an interview with the <i>Washington Times</i> …

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WATCH: Trump angrily walks away from interview after reporter presses for Obama wiretapping evidence

WATCH: Trump angrily walks away from interview after reporter presses for Obama wiretapping evidence<p>01 May 2017 at 10:36 ET<p>President Donald Trump …

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Trump Abruptly Ended An Interview After Being Grilled On His Baseless Wiretapping Claims Against Obama

President Trump’s interviews to sum up his First 100 Days have, of course, been largely self-promotional. He whipped out printouts to brag about his electoral college win. He seemed clueless on basic facts about U.S. history. And he lamented how he missed his old life. Yet in this <i>CBS This Morning</i> …

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Trump on debunked wiretapping allegations: "Our side's been proven very strongly"

President Donald Trump's baseless claim that former President Barack Obama "wiretapped" Trump Tower and that the Obama administration "unmasked" …

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Trump ends CBS interview when asked about Obama wiretapping claim

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.com.</i><p>President Donald Trump abruptly ended an interview with CBS after John Dickerson pressed him on his claims that former President Obama wiretapped him.<p>Trump gave the interview Saturday to mark his first 100 days in office, and CBS ran it on Monday. Trump …

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Trump ends CBS interview when pressed on Obama wiretapping claim

President Trump abruptly ended an interview with John Dickerson when the CBS "Face the Nation" moderator pressed him on his claim that former …

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Trump Abruptly Ends Interview After Wiretap Question

The President of the United States, ladies and gentlemen. A guy who thinks he answers to no one when he makes baseless claims.<p>An internet troll leads …

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Trump abruptly ends interview with CBS' Dickerson after wiretapping questions

President Trump cut off an Oval Office interview with CBS anchor John Dickerson and gestured for him to leave the room when Dickerson repeatedly asked about the president's unfounded wiretapping claims.<p>Trump signaled that he still believes, as he tweeted on March 4, that "Obama had my 'wires …

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Why does Trump stand by false wiretapping claim?

In an interview President Trump doubled down on false claims that the Obama administration wiretapped him - and said he no longer has a relationship with the former President. Our panel weighs in.

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Trump kicks reporter out of Oval Office after reasserting Obama wiretapping claims

President Trump has repeated his to-date unfounded claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his Trump Tower phones, saying his accusations …

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7 Columbus Startups You Need to Know About

Art galleries, gardens and playgrounds to breweries and Buckeye football, Columbus brings out some of the best from the Ohio community. In between …

Startups

The Most Popular GIFs During Trump’s First 100 Days

During Trump’s inauguration, searches for “nervous” surged 262 percent.<p>Like it or not, you’ve probably heard what people on Facebook and Twitter have to say about our current commander in chief. But the popular GIF keyboard app Tenor has given <i>BAZAAR.com</i> a glance at what people say about Donald …

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Incompetence Runs Wild As Trump White House Official Admits "This Sh*t is Hard"

A Trump White House official told Politico, “I kind of pooh-poohed the experience stuff when I first got here. But this sh*t is hard.”<p>Here it is, all …

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