Dennis Kucinich on Trump’s Wiretap Charge: “It Happened to Me”

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is defending President Trump’s claims about being wiretapped by the Obama administration, saying during an appearance on Fox News’s “The O’Reilly Factor” that his own phone had been tapped.

Kucinich told Bill O’Reilly Monday night that a phone call to his congressional office from a foreign leader was tapped in 2011. Kucinich said he listened to the recording after leaving office in 2015.

“I had a resolution in the House to try to stop the war and [Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, a high-ranking official in Libya’s government and son of President Moammar Gadhafi] called me to talk about it,” Kucinich said.

“I cleared the discussion with House attorneys, and a member of Congress is not supposed to be listened to by the executive branch,” he continued. “The director of national intelligence under President Obama was tracking my resolution, and I didn’t find out until two years after I had left Congress.”…

http://thehill.com/media/323846-dennis-kucinich-on-trumps-wiretap-charge-it-happened-to-me

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