President Donald Trump declined to explain "Obamagate", a conspiracy theory he and his allies have repeatedly spread in recent days, saying only that it's "obvious to everybody". But I think it's a little bit classless, frankly, to critique an administration that comes after you.
"Vice President Biden is the leader America needs - a leader who will restore dignity, competence and compassion to the Oval Office while restoring America's moral leadership around the world", Abrams said in a statement. That's the issue at the heart of Trump's attempts to gin up an "Obamagate" scandal, which on Tuesday morning he again claimed "makes Watergate look small time!" You had your shot.
In 2018, the Trump Administration disbanded an Obama administration National Security Council team focused on pandemic preparedness, and Trump and other officials have since dismissed the notion that disbanding the group hurt the country's coronavirus response, according to TIME Magazine.
After Mueller's investigation into 2016 campaign interference closed past year, Flynn changed defense teams, began attacking prosecutors, and gained Trump's support despite initially cooperating against the White House by claiming he was entrapped in a partisan FBI and Justice Department conspiracy.
The president told the reporter that she should ask China that question.
But Grenell's decision to declassify and potentially release the names of Obama officials suggests that the Trump administration may treat intelligence gathered by the federal government - and its own powers to reveal portions of the picture - as fair game in the election year.
Obama has rarely weighed in on policies or plans developed by the current administration since leaving office in 2017. "I think the tradition that the Bushes set up of not critiquing the president who comes after you is a good tradition", McConnell added.
"That's just weird", said Noah. In the call, the former president warned that the "rule of law is at risk" under Trump.
"'Obamagate, '" Trump said at a news conference Monday.
In response to a question from Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker, he said the purported crime had been going on since before he was elected, calling it a "disgrace". "All you have to do is read the newspapers, except yours".
"And when you start moving in those directions, it can accelerate pretty quickly as we've seen in other places", Obama said. "That's where our energy should be, not in some political diversionary tactic to benefit President Trump".