Ex-CIA chief: Trump should apologize to Obama for claims assessed as false by FBI director

Donald Trump should apologize to his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, for claims assessed as false by FBI Director James Comey, says a former CIA chief.

The New York billionaire has accused Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

His claims followed an investigation into his ties with Russia and a possible role Moscow played in his victory.

As part of the investigation, Comey appeared before the House Intelligence Committee for a hearing on Monday, asserting that there is no evidence for Trump’s claims.

On March 4, the New York billionaire attacked Obama (pictured above) on Twitter, claiming that he had “tapped” his phone ahead of the November 8, 2016 vote.

“I have no information that supports those tweets,” Comey told the committee, adding that the Justice Department also had no information to back the allegations.

Comey’s remarks as well as earlier ones by those in charge of the investigation made…

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