Trump defends wiretapping claims
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is defending his explosive claims that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper.
In an interview with Time Magazine, Trump says "wiretapping was in quotes. What I'm talking about is surveillance."
Trump noted that the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday that communications of Trump and his transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets.
There is no evidence that Trump Tower was wiretapped.
In the interview, Trump defended other statements that have been debunked, including his claims that millions of people voted illegally in the November election. He said he is just citing news sources.
He concluded the interview with: "I guess, I can't be doing so badly, because I'm president, and you're not."
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