>
Powered by

Trump stands by wiretap claim

Mar 6, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

WASHINGTON - A combative White House refused to back down from President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated assertion that his predecessor ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower, demanding a congressional investigation into his claims, even as the director of the FBI took the extraordinary step of asking the Justice Department to publicly repudiate the president's charge.

The statement Sunday by the White House and the appeal by FBI Director James Comey, which was confirmed by a Justice Depart

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox