Did Obama tap Trump's phones?


Obama in Terre Haute. BeckyF

Did President Barack Obama put wiretaps on Donald Trump's phones during the US election?

President Trump has tweeted claims that Obama tapped Trump's phone during the election. Obama's spokesman has denied it, and the former US director of national intelligence, James Clapper, has said it didn't happen. The director of the FBI, James Comey, has also said it did not happen. If the phones of Trump or his associates were tapped, it would not have been a decision for President Obama, however - it could only have happened legally if a judge in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court had been convinced there was due cause to order the tapping to take place. Clapper denied that this had happened either.


What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

What did former tennis player John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

What happened with the BBC News at Ten going off air?

What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

When will interest rates go up?

What is the current thinking about when interest rates in the UK will go up?

What sort of Brexit does Philip Hammond want

What kind of Brexit, hard or soft, does the chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond want?

What did North Korea do to Otto Warmbier

What happened to American student Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korea?