As seen first on the Washington Examiner.
The chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said Monday that he doesn’t believe Trump Tower was wiretapped, but left open the idea that there was other surveillance against President Trump by the Obama administration.
Nunes said at a news conference he discovered the potential surveillance of Trump himself while reviewing intelligence reports, but said it was not related to Russia.
“This is a normal, incidental collection, based on what I could collect,” Nunes said. “This appears to be all legally collected foreign intelligence under” the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Nunes said he alerted House Speaker Paul Ryan about the collection and is traveling to the White House Wednesday afternoon…
“I’m actually alarmed by it,” Nunes said.