Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway: 'I don't have any evidence' of Trump wiretapping claim

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said this morning that she doesn’t have "any evidence" supporting President Trump's explosive wiretapping claim against his predecessor, though adding that she's glad the House Intelligence Committee is investigating the allegation.

“The answer is I don’t have any evidence and I’m very happy that the House intelligence committee are investigating,” Conway said today on “Good Morning America.”

Trump said in a series of unsubstantiated tweets earlier this month that President Obama had ordered Trump Tower phones to be tapped at the end of the 2016 campaign.

Trump and his administration have so far failed to provide any evidence to back up the charge, but have called on the House to investigate it. The leading members of the House Intelligence Committee, in turn, requested that the Justice Department respond by today with any evidence of the president’s claims.

Conway said that previous comments she made linking WikiLeaks' release of nearly 8,000 documents that purportedly reveal secrets about the CIA's tools for breaking into targeted computers, cellphones and smart TVs to Trump's claims were about "surveillance generally” and not meant to be taken as specific proof that his allegation was true.



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