- The Washington Times - Monday, May 1, 2017

President Trump became agitated in an pre-taped interview that aired Monday with CBS News’ John Dickerson when asked about claims that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him.

Mr. Trump said that despite an initial warm welcome from Mr. Obama, he and the former president have not had a relationship since due to claims the Obama administration put the Trump campaign under surveillance.

“You saw what happened with surveillance, and everybody saw what happened with surveillance,” Mr. Trump said.

“Look you can figure it out yourself, [Mr. Obama] was very nice to me with words, and when I was with him, but after that there has been no relationship.”

Mr. Dickerson continued asking the president why he made such claims, including calling Mr. Obama “sick” and “bad,” to which Mr. Trump became aggravated and ended the interview in the Oval Office.

“I think our side has been proven very strongly,” Mr. Trump said. “You don’t have to ask me. Thank you, thank you very much.”

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