Sean Spicer’s latest defense of the evidence-free assertion that Barack Obama had the Trump campaign placed under surveillance risks shattering an allegiance dear to both Washington and London
The extraordinary public rebuke by the United States’ closest surveillance partner has revealed an emerging characteristic of Donald Trump’s White House: a willingness to antagonize even its allies instead of admitting error.
GCHQ, the UK surveillance mammoth intimately linked to the National Security Agency (NSA), has taken
Sean Spicer asks ‘whether executive powers were abused in 2016’, as former national intelligence director say he ‘can deny’ existence of surveillance order
The White House asked Congress on Sunday to investigate Donald Trump’s allegation, presented without evidence the day before, that Barack Obama ordered illegal wiretapping of Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election.
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Without citing evidence, Donald Trump on Saturday accused Barack Obama of a Watergate-style “wire tapping” of his offices in New York before the US presidential election, a [...]
Exclusive: Whistleblower says citizens have benefited from his disclosure in 2013 of US and UK government surveillance
Edward Snowden has set out the case for Barack Obama granting him a pardon before the US president leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure of the scale of surveillance by US and British intelligence agencies [...]