Mar 20, 2017 - Politics & Policy

NSA head calls allegations of Brit wiretapping "utterly ridiculous"

Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers called allegations of an American request for British surveillance of Trump Tower "utterly ridiculous." He told House Intel Committee that such a request would be "expressly against the construct of the Five Eyes agreement that has been in place for decades."

The special relationship? Rogers: "I think it clearly frustrates a clear ally of ours."

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