President Trump discovered this week that former President Obama wiretapped the Trump tower while Trump was campaigning.
Obama secretly had trump under investigation, so now President Trump is returning the favor!
Trump officially requested that the House Intelligence Committee make Obama the subject of investigation and the committee AGREED!
The House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) WILL investigate Obama’s illegal wiretapping along with their investigation into any Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election.
According to the New York Post, Nunes believed there was merit to look into Obama’s actions:
“One of the focus points of the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation is the U.S. government’s response to actions taken by Russian intelligence agents during the presidential campaign.
As such, the Committee will make inquiries into whether the government was conducting surveillance activities on any political party’s campaign officials or surrogates, and we will continue to investigate this issue if the evidence warrants it.”
If any part of the allegations are correct, someone in the Obama administration will likely face criminal charges. What Obama did was illegal.
The law forbids lying to any judicial officer to obtain any means of surveillance. What the law also forbids, under criminal penalty, is the misuse of FISA.
FISA can only be used for “foreign intelligence information.” The only “foreign intelligence information” allowed as a basis for surveillance is information necessary to protect the United States against actual or potential “grave” “hostile” attack, war-like sabotage or international terror.
Also, FISA can only be used to eavesdrop on conversations where the parties to the conversation are a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power. An agent of a foreign power cannot be a United States person unless they are knowingly involved in criminal espionage.
It can NOT be used to spy on a political opponent!
Obama deserves to rot in jail for what he did. Using the powers on the FBI, CIA and NSA to spy on your political opponents is as dirty as it gets. President Trump is NOT going to let him get away with this!