Col. Tony Shaffer: ‘Wiretapping’ of Trump Transition Team “Worse than Watergate by Order of Magnitude”
Former CIA officer Col. Tony Shaffer told FOX and Friends the Obama administrations surveillance of Trump Transition Team is much worse than Watergate “by an order of magnitude.”
FOX News Insider reported:
Former CIA officer Col. Tony Shaffer said the basics of President Trump’s claim to have been “wiretapped” are likely true, and that the incident is “worse than Watergate.”…
…Shaffer said that due to the simplicity required to “mask” an American’s name during an incidental wiretap, that the leak of Gen. Michael Flynn’s name was “accidental on purpose.”
“Clearly they were after gossip because it was political,” Shaffer said, maintaining that the alleged wiretap had nothing to do with Russia.
The “political appointees” in the intelligence community knew exactly what they were surveilling for, Shaffer said, adding that the case is “much worse than Watergate by an order of magnitude.”
He said that even if the surveillance was done legally, the “unmasking” of Americans’ names and the leaking of the information are felonies.
In February Col. Shaffer said Obama officials were behind the Trump team leaks.
He was right.