Why does Trump think his phones were tapped? An investigation.
At some point shortly before 6:30 a.m. Saturday, some alarming information came to President Trump’s attention.
“Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory,” he tweeted. “Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”
He followed that up with more details — or, at least more tweets. Was it legal for a president to tap a candidate’s phones? Could a lawyer look into this? Just how low had Obama stooped to tap Trump’s phones “during the very sacred election process” (that Trump consistently derided as rigged)?
The response to Trump’s accusations was universal and swift: What?