This Day in Trump, Day 57: On Wiretapping, Trump Tells Merkel, ‘At Least We Have Something in Common'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday doubled down on his unsubstantiated claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower, this time bringing yet another critical European ally into the ever-deepening controversy.Speaking at a joint White House news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trump offered an attempt at humor to address the claim — except that the joke focused on the politically loaded allegations that Obama once also monitored the German's phone."As far as wiretapping by this past administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps," Trump said.Highlight of the day  Continue reading...

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