Continuing his rant on his personal social media account, Trump wrote: “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!”
It is not clear what information Trump based his Tweets on.
Although on Friday, Breitbart News reported on radio host Mark Levin’s claims that Obama had been involved in a “silent coup” against the Trump campaign using “police state” tactics during the election campaign.
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Breitbart News is a far-right political new site which was previously spearheaded by Trump’s Chief Strategist Steven Bannon.
The article, which lays out conservative radio personality Levin’s claims, states: “The Obama administration sought, and eventually obtained, authorisation to eavesdrop on the Trump campaign.”
Levin also suggested that former President Obama should be the subject of a congressional investigation in light of the claims.
The day before the billionaire’s shock election win, former Heat Street editor Louise Mensch reported US spooks had been granted a court warrant to monitor Trump Tower.
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Former Conservative MP Mensch reported that a ‘source within the intelligence community’ had confirmed the story.
This week, the New York Times reported that officials within the Obama administration had attempted to spread information about Russian interference in the divisive election.
And according to NYT, US intelligence agencies studied intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of an investigation into alleged links between Russian officials and the Trump campaign in January.
Authorities have confirmed that no convincing evidence of wrongdoing was during the investigation.
President Trump also tried to defend Jess Sessions, the US attorney general who is facing questions over two meetings with a Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign in 2016.