Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped his phone is plausible: Analyst

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US President Donald Trump’s explosive allegation that then-president Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election campaign is “plausible” since it has taken place during previous US administrations, an American political analyst in Virginia says.

“It’s entirely credible and entirely possible and believable that the Obama administration, or at least the deep state elements that are part of the national security apparatus like the NSA, the FBI, the CIA, it could be that those organizations, the intelligence services were monitoring Donald Trump throughout the campaign,” said Keith Preston, director of attackthesystem.org.

“No evidence has been presented that that actually happened, but it’s certainly plausible, it’s certainly possible,” Preston told Press TV on Saturday.

“Certainly, there has been examples of that happening previously in American politics,” he added.

On Saturday, Trump accused his predecessor of…

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