- BUSTED: Obama’s DNI Chief James Clapper Swore Trump Campaign Was Not Wiretapped
by Chris Menahan, InformationLiberation
Back in March, former Director of National Intelligence turned CNN contributor James Clapper swore up and down that no one on the Trump campaign was wiretapped and insisted he “would know” if that was the case.
Even though he’s a proven liar who was caught lying to congress before about mass surveillance, the mass media took his assurance that Trump and his campaign was not spied on as gospel.
Thanks to Monday’s report from CNN which detailed how the government spied on Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort before and after the election, we now know Clapper was lying once again.
“But I will say that, for the part of the national security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no such wiretap activity mounted against– the president elect at the time, or as a candidate, or against his campaign. I can’t speak for other Title Three authorized entities in the government or a state or local entity,” Clapper told NBC’s Chuck Todd in March.