On Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr told Congress he believes the Department Of Justice under Barack Obama did conduct some spying effort on the 2016 Trump campaign.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen asked Barr why he “felt a need to form that kind of a team and what you intend to be the scope of their investigation.” Barr replied, “Well for the same reason we’re worried about foreign influence and elections, we want to make sure that during — I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal.”
Shaheen: “So you’re not suggesting, though, that spying occurred?”
Barr: “I think spying did occur, yes. I think spying did occur.”
Barr then clarified that in his esteem “the question was whether it was predicated, adequately predicated. I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t but I need to explore that. I think it’s my obligation. Congress is usually very concerned about intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies staying in their proper lane, and I want to make sure that happened. ” [Mediaite]
Trump has maintained that under the Obama administration, he was illegally “wiretapped” at Trump Towers during the 2016 campaign.
I noticed that John Brennan, James Comey, James Clapper, and company are not shooting their big mouths off anymore.