Obama behind protests, White House leaks: Trump

US President Donald Trump says his predecessor Barack Obama is personally behind the growing intelligence leaks and nationwide protests against his administration.

During a Fox News interview that aired on Tuesday, Trump was asked if he thought people from the Obama administration were “organizing” protests and taking other measures to undermine him.

“No, I think he is behind it. I also think it is politics, that’s the way it is,” Trump replied.

Frustrated by a stream of intelligence breaches, Trump also claimed that there were connections between Obama’s team and the devastating leaks that have dogged him during his first month in office.

“You never know what’s exactly happening behind the scenes. You know, you’re probably right or possibly right, but you never know,” Trump said.

“I think that President Obama is behind it because his people are certainly behind it. And some of the leaks possibly come from that group, which are really…

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