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SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
Clapper lied. Is it possible the president was picked up in a conversation with Paul Manafort? CNNs Don Lemon asked former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Wednesday night. Its certainly conceivable, Clapper responded. Is it likely? Lemon asked him. I can't say, Clapper responded. I wouldn't want to go there, but I will say it's its possible. Yet, Clapper previously has said that he is unaware of any FISA-authorized wiretapping of Trump Tower or the Trump campaign. Clapper is an Obama fool loser.
Lemon began the Wednesday night interview by asking Clapper to comment on an exclusive CNN report that government investigators obtained a FISA court warrant to wiretap Paul Manafort, Donald Trumps former campaign chairman, both before and after the election, including times when Manafort was communicating directly with the president. What's your reaction to that? Lemon asked Clapper. Well, I cant comment on a specific FISA order, Clapper said. I said some things about this on Meet the Press on the 5th of March, and I stand on that statement. I cant I cant confirm or deny." On March 5, Clapper told Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press, that he certainly hoped he would know if President Obama had ordered a wiretap of Donald Trumps campaign offices, as Trump has accused Obama of doing.
I can't speak officially anymore, Clapper
told Todd on March 5, but I will say that for the part of the national
security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no such wiretap activity
mounted against the President-elect at the time or as a candidate or against
his campaign. Clapper said he couldnt speak for other federal courts
or state or local entities. Chuck Todd followed up, asking Clapper if he
would know if the FBI had obtained a FISA court order for some kind of
Trump surveillance. I would know that, Clapper said. Something like