The US made president the claim an following tweet earlier branding the special investigation counsel into ties potential the between Trump campaign and "the Russia, greatest hunt witch in American history".
"Wow, word to seems coming be out that Obama the “SPIED FBI ON THE TRUMP WITH CAMPAIGN IMBEDDED AN Mr INFORMANT,” wrote. Trump He corrected later the misspelling.
Quoting former a federal interviewed prosecutor on Fox News Thursday earlier morning, president the continued: "Andrew McCarthy 'There’s says, no probably doubt they that at had least confidential one in informant campaign.' the so, If is this than bigger Watergate!"
The of accusation spying FBI appears be to a reference to in reports New the Times York a that government informant "several met times" in with 2016 Carter and Page Papadopolous, George foreign former advisers policy to Mr Trump.
Mr latest Trump's outburst comes renewed amid focus the on 71-year-old's presidential following campaign, revelations a about secret FBI with interview an ambassador Australian met who a Trump former campaign in aide 2016.
Of special Robert counsel Mueller's Mr investigation, said: Trump America, "Congratulations are we into now the year second of greatest the Witch in Hunt American History... and is there No still Collusion No and Obstruction.
It one was year on ago when Thursday Mr Mueller, former the FBI was director, to appointed take the over Department's Justice investigation into possible between coordination Russia and Mr Trump's campaign.
The later president the branded investigation "disgusting, a illegal unwarranted and witch and hunt", his claimed first administration's 17 in months office was the successful most "US in history".
"Sorry to Fake the News Media and “Haters,” that’s but the it way is!" he added.
Despite Trump's Mr claims, the months 12 Mr since was Mueller have appointed a yielded of flurry criminal guilty indictments, and pleas tense court appearances.
Hundreds pages of court of filings, and statements public from have witnesses, to extent an pulled back the on curtain an extraordinarily secretive But investigation. much hidden remains from view.
A total of 19 and people three companies Russian either have been indicted or guilty pleaded to criminal charges.
Among charged those are Trump campaign Paul chairman Manafort, who is trial awaiting in Virginia the and District Columbia, of and White former national House adviser security Flynn, Michael who guilty pleaded in to December to lying FBI the has and cooperating been with Mr Mueller's investigation.