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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:30 AM

Leon Panetta: Trump 'Should Apologize' To Obama For Wiretapping Claim

Source: Talking Points Memo



By MATT SHUHAM Published MARCH 20, 2017, 10:38 AM EDT

Former CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday that President Donald Trump should “accept the responsibility” for making the unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama ordered that Trump Tower be wiretapped in the waning days of the 2016 campaign.

“I don’t get it, and I don’t think America gets it,” Panetta said on NBC's "TODAY" of the Trump administration’s dogged support for that wiretapping claim, despite multiple congressional committees finding no evidence for it after following through on the White House's request for an investigation.

Panetta worked in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, and criticized Trump from the stage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

“He made an allegation, there’s no evidence to support it,” Panetta said. “He asked for an investigation by the House and Senate Intelligence Committees. They’ve done that and determined that there’s no evidence. I think the time has come for the President to accept the responsibility that he made a mistake here, that there is no truth to this allegation.”



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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:31 AM

1. He should, but he won't.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:33 AM

2. He won't but keep harassing the hell out of him anyway

Over and over and over. Apologize! Apologize! Apologize!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:43 AM

3. Obama was born in Kenya and tapped my phones!!!

Birtherism meets telephony

If a narcissist loves himself long enough, even his lies to himself become real.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:54 AM

4. Sincerely and with obvious remorse.

I am not holding my breath.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 01:42 PM

5. Every Democratic Lawmaker should be on TV screaming this

They still haven't learned how to get their message out

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 03:52 PM

6. Can you say impeach?

Now wasn't that easy.
So why haven't you contacted your local congress-critters and asked them the same thing?

The accusations made are a federal crime.
But if he was a late night tv host, well comedians have to do comedy, which the liar-in-chief is not.

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