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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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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 …

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 …

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N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency said Friday that it had halted one of the most disputed practices of its warrantless surveillance program, ending a once-secret form of wiretapping that dates to the Bush administration’s post-Sept. 11 expansion of national security powers.<p>The agency is no …

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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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Ended: Obama delivers first public remarks of post-presidency

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former President Barack Obama delivered the first public remarks of his post-presidency on Monday in his adopted hometown of Chicago.<p>Obama said during the event that one of his post-presidential priorities will be helping to develop next-generation leaders.<p>Coverage of Obama's speech was …

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Bose: 'We don’t wiretap your communications'

Headphone maker Bose says it will fight a lawsuit claiming its app collects user data and shares it with third parties without their permission.<p>In a statement, Bose calls the allegations "inflammatory" and "misleading," denying the companion Connect app collects and shares information on users' …

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Trump's Wiretap Tweets Bring Lawsuit Seeking Proof

<b>Updated at 6:30 p.m. ET</b><p>A group of liberal lawyers is suing the Justice Department and FBI over President Trump's tweeted allegation of wiretapping ordered by then-President Barack Obama.<p>American Oversight is demanding records that support or disprove Trump's March 4 tweet, "Just found out that …

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BOMBSHELL: Trump-hating Guardian reports almost every Western intelligence agency in the world aided Obama admin’s wiretap of Trump.

The latest from Nolte:The post BOMBSHELL: Trump-hating Guardian reports almost every Western intelligence agency in the world aided Obama admin’s …

Only After Accusing Obama Did Clueless Paranoid Trump Ask How Wiretapping Works

This is the Trump doctrine summed up in one act. Only after Trump accused Obama of wiretapping him did he ask aides how FISA warrants worked.<p>“So much …

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Court Approved Wiretap on Trump Campaign Aide Over Russia Ties

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department obtained a secret court-approved wiretap last summer on Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign, based on evidence that he was operating as a Russian agent, a government official said Wednesday.<p>The Foreign Intelligence …

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'There's something strange here': Alleged Lindhout kidnapper arguing ransom calls were private

OTTAWA — An alleged Somali kidnapper who calls the mother of his Canadian hostage to demand a ransom should not be afforded Charter rights that …

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Networks Spin Sympathy for Rice to Attack Trump

All three networks gave full reports to the Susan Rice scandal Wednesday morning, but spent the majority of the time deflecting blame from Rice to …

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Trump just turned his Obama wiretapping conspiracy theory up to 11

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>President Trump has yet to provide or unearth proof that the Obama administration targeted him with surveillance, more than a month after initially making the stunning claim.<p>But that's apparently not going to prevent him from making even more extraordinary and …

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Russian Hackers Are Working To Amplify Donald Trump's Wiretapping Claim, Expert Warns

"Every conspiracy floated by the administration" is an opportunity for fake news operations, Clint Watts tells NPR.<p>Russian hackers didn’t stop when the presidential election ended ― they’re still working to spread fake news and conspiracy theories across the U.S., an intelligence expert warns. And …

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