Mar 13, 2017

DOJ needs more time on wiretapping evidence

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

The Department of Justice faced a deadline today to show evidence to the House Intelligence Committee on Trump's unproven claim that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the campaign. The department wants an extension, per an AP report.

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said it wants more time to "review the request in compliance with the governing legal authorities and to determine what if any responsive documents may exist." Evidence it could turn over would include any applications, orders, or warrants about alleged wiretaps.

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