An incredulous Jake Tapper called the White House’s claims that former President Barack Obama worked with British intelligence officers to conduct surveillance on President Donald Trump “outlandish,” “another wild accusation” and an “embarrassment” during a blistering segment on his CNN show “The Lead” on Friday.
“Does smearing British intelligence make your family more safe? No? So why is the White House doing it? What is the White House defending here?” Tapper asked. “Because it damn sure isn’t national security or American credibility before the world.”
Tapper’s scathing rebuke of Trump and the White House followed a joint press conference with Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at which Trump tried to not take responsibility for White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s remarks at a briefing Continue reading "CNN’s Jake Tapper Calls White House Claim That UK Spied On Trump An ‘Embarrassment’"