Lindsey Graham: ‘I’m Very Worried’ Trump’s Suggesting That Obama ‘Has Done Something Illegal’
— CNN (@CNN) March 4, 2017
This morning at a town hall with constituents in South Carolina, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) addressed President Donald Trump’s tweetstorm in which he accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones at Trump Tower prior to the election.
The Republican lawmaker first noted that there are a couple of different reasons why these allegations could result in the biggest scandal in decades.
“The President of the United States is claiming that the former President of the United States ordered wiretapping of his campaign last year,” Graham told the crowd. “I don’t know if it’s true or not, but if it is true, illegally, it would be the biggest political scandal since Watergate.”
After the combative crowd began yelling, Graham asked them to calm down so he could provide another side of the situation.
“If the former President of the United States was able to obtain a warrant lawfully to monitor the Trump campaign for violating law, that would be the biggest scandal since Watergate,” he noted.
The senator then expressed his concerns over what this all could mean.
“I’m very worried that our president is suggesting that the former president has done something illegal,” Graham stated. “I would be very worried if, in fact, the Obama Administration was able to obtain a warrant lawfully about Trump campaign activity with foreign governments.”
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
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