Donald Trump Exposed As A Hopeless Conspiracy Theorist By Basically Everyone Who Matters

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s March 4 tweetstorm was a stunning occurrence, even for someone who regularly spews controversial thoughts on social media. On that day, Trump lobbed the explosive allegation that his predecessor wiretapped his phone during the campaign season. 

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I'd bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election!

Beyond some murmurings on right-wing websites, Trump was the first to make this accusation against Barack Obama. And coming from the sitting president, it immediately created a firestorm, with even his close allies unable to back up his claims.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, however, offered a very simple explanation for this phenomenon two days later: “He’s the president of the United States. He has information and intelligence that the rest of us do not.” 

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"He's the President of the United States. He has information and intelligence that the rest of us do not." -@KellyannePolls

On his allegations of wiretapping, none of the people who might have provided him with such secret intelligence have supported him. In fact, many have issued statements refuting those allegations:

* FBI Director James Comey: “I have no information that supports those tweets, and we have looked carefully inside the FBI,” Comey told the House Intelligence Committee Monday.

* House Intelligence Committee: Congress took up an investigation of the substance of Trump’s tweets at the request of the White House. But instead of vindicating him, the investigation exposed Trump’s claims as nothing more than a conspiracy theory. 

Last week, the House Intelligence Committee received information from the Justice Department related to the wiretapping claims. Both the chair of the committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), and the ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), said the evidence showed nothing to back up the president.

“Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower? No, there never was,” Nunes said Sunday. “The information we got on Friday continues to lead us in that direction.”

“I got a classified briefing on [the DOJ] response. They delivered it after most of us had left town. But once again, no evidence to support the president’s claim that he was wiretapped by his predecessor,” Schiff added.

* Senate Intelligence Committee: In a joint statement last week, the Republican and Democratic leaders of the committee ― Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) ― said they saw nothing to support Trump’s theory: “Based on the information available to us, we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016.”

* Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: Clapper served as the director of national intelligence under Obama, during the time Trump claimed the president wiretapped him. Clapper said that none of the agencies he oversaw engaged in such activity: “For the part of the national security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no such wiretap activity mounted against the President-elect at the time, or as a candidate, or against his campaign.” 

* Former President Barack Obama: “As part of that practice, neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen,” Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for Obama, said in a statement. “Any suggestion otherwise is simply false.”

* The British Government: Although Conway said that Trump knew more than the rest of us and therefore would be in a position to know about secret wiretapping, the White House has pointed to media reports ― which are available to everyone ― as evidence for the March 4 tweets. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, for example, recently cited Fox News legal pundit Andrew Napolitano’s claim that Obama circumvented U.S. intelligence agencies and instead worked with British officials to spy on Trump. Napolitano specifically named the Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, which is the equivalent of the National Security Agency.

In response, GCHQ took the unusual step of publicly commenting, calling the claim “utterly ridiculous” and saying it “should be ignored.”

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Proteek Leela Roy
Proteek Leela Roy
Mar 20
Sick lady , a pathological liar
Matt Narvaiz
Matt Narvaiz
Mar 20
the walls are caving in......
Poetically_Political Um no
Poetically_Political Um no
Mar 21
@Matt Narvaiz
he says to himself over and over as he aimlessly walks the dark halls of the White House in his bathrobe...#DUMPTRUMP
Lebreda McElroy
Lebreda McElroy
Mar 20
yump is so want be like. Ms.Obamatil his mind is in a hate mole he can think he out side his leagee.now hia mind playg tricks on him please get him a doctor something is not right i hope he gets betttr real soon next going say he coming in house when he not home fixing dinner.what is goong on with his minded for real if u care for him get him some seriously help.ok.folksy. poor thing.👀😖❓❓❓
Merrill Frazier
Merrill Frazier
Mar 20
@Lebreda McElroy
Engrish?
Recon Joe
Recon Joe
Mar 20
@Lebreda McElroy
Lebreda? Are you wearing boxing gloves and drinking shots ?
Wayne
Wayne
Mar 20
@Lebreda McElroy
English please
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Shamus Brown
Shamus Brown
Mar 20
im with everyone who thinks he should be impeached but it will never happen. they have to much power now, in case you haven't noticed. these racist are screaming for civil war. And you know what.........they're right. people, we have to get something clear. we have to have the complete understanding that we all were born dying. death is promised to us all. equality isn't. death is infinite freedom. why are you so scared of it. we have an opportunity here. to die and get freedom or just maybe, to live with the freedom we fought so hard for.
Randell Evans
Randell Evans
Mar 21
@Shamus Brown
Socialism is not Freedom.
Shamus Brown
Shamus Brown
Mar 21
@Randell Evans
The new authorities are corrupt. Im calling for an administration change. not the infrastructure. // @Randell Evans: Socialism is not Freedom.
Donna Capehart
Donna Capehart
Mar 20
Trump lied .
Randell Evans
Randell Evans
Mar 21
@Donna Capehart
Did Comey say he talked to the President? No. Until he speaks to Trump and obtains his resources, Comey can't say he has anything.
Will casey
Will casey
Mar 20
Zombie News ",Ho do you people work for?? We All know , The Army , FBI,"CIA There EveryWhere.The media is Falsehood.Your Being Vented Now???
Theresa Rivera
Theresa Rivera
Mar 20
Get A life Trumpy you need too go back to Germany.
Randell Evans
Randell Evans
Mar 21
@Theresa Rivera
No way to talk to you President
George Mccall
George Mccall
Mar 21
Impeach this f*****g clown
Carl Clark
Carl Clark
Mar 21
what a dum a*s woman who doesn't know when to throw in the towel on trumps false claims of wiretapping.
La Tonya Price
La Tonya Price
Mar 21
So where do we as the American people go from here? This is SERIOUS. Y is it being taken lightly????? I hope Obama sue the SHIT out of his a*s.
Gloria Alvarado
Gloria Alvarado
Mar 21
love Obama!!!!!