by Sharon Rondeau

(Mar. 13, 2017) — On Monday morning’s edition of “Fox & Friends” in an in-person interview with White House Senior Counselor Kellyanne Conway, the three co-anchors played a clip of Sen. John McCain stating on CNN that Trump should either retract his claim that former White House occupant Barack Hussein Obama ordered wiretapping of his office or present evidence to the American people supporting it.

Conway responded that Trump’s accusation, made on Twitter early on March 4, has become part of investigations to be conducted by the U.S. House and Senate Intelligence Committees.

The video clip of McCain depicts him stating that if Obama “violated the law,” presumably referring to the ordering of a wiretap on Trump Tower, “we’ve got a serious issue here.”

Fox Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said last week that even had Obama issued an order for Trump Tower to be wiretapped, albeit “unconstitutional,” it is not “illegal.”

The FISA law governing surveillance of foreign agents, passed in 1978, enables the president to delegate to his attorney general the authority to approve any requests for warrants to wiretap individuals for national security reasons. During his interview last week, Napolitano stated that the law allows the president to order or approve a wiretap himself in consultation with the attorney general.

In his interview with Jake Tapper, McCain ignored the fact that an image posted by the White House on April 27, 2011 said to be a scan of a certified copy of Obama’s long-form birth certificate from Hawaii has been determined by a criminal investigation to be a “computer-generated forgery.” In a press conference given just after its publication that day, Obama stated that the image represented “additional information about the place of my birth,” thereby claiming the forgery as his own.

The forgery of a government document is a federal felony.

The investigation began in August 2011 under then-Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joseph Arpaio and concluded in December, two weeks before Arpaio left office following his reelection defeat on November 8. According to Arpaio, all evidence gathered was to be turned over to federal-level authorities and Congress.

In a radio interview on Friday with the lead investigator of the birth certificate probe, Mike Zullo, host Carl Gallups suggested that congressional hearings at which Zullo might testify could take place at some point. Intertwined with the birth certificate investigation was the discussion of the allegations of former NSA and CIA contractor Dennis Montgomery, who alleged that tens of millions of Americans have had their personal data harvested by government entities for years. Included in those named as victims were U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Donald Trump, Atty. Larry Klayman, 156 federal judges, and other prominent business people, according to Klayman, who began representing Montgomery in 2015.

The surveillance allegedly took place without a warrant.  In late 2015, Montgomery reportedly testified on video-tape to two FBI agents in a secured room for nearly three hours and provided 600 million records pertaining to his claims.

As McCain made his comments to CNN’s Jake Tapper, he quoted former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper as having told the 2013 Senate Intelligence Committee that wiretapping of average Americans was not taking place “wittingly.” However, in revelations made three months later by Edward Snowden to The Guardian, Clapper’s statement was proven untrue, and Clapper was later forced to admit that he provided the “least untruthful” response to Sen. Ron Wyden’s question.

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  1. A bit off target, 3/17/2017 at about 8:25 PM on the FIVE Foxy TV they made a crack about
    Obama’s birth certificate issue being a fake. Talking about being in their head “rent – free”.
    Nothing like some misdirection. This comment was “out – of – the – blue” and not on the
    flow of topics. To me, this remark was out of sequence.

    Foxy News, excellent try, but we know you “canned” Lt. Zullo’s info and announcement /
    evidence…on a “scheduled” TV show with Hannity. We know that you know you are
    complicit. Keep talking about it and slipping it in whenever you can. This too reveals you
    are trying to put out this issue. You are the ones keeping it alive. Thanks.

  2. This is precisely why the neanderthals are so infuriating. Detached from reality and deaf sums up John McCain and it is further baffling that this RINO gets elected over and over. Proof you really can fool some people all the time I reckon. McConnell, Graham, Ryan fly in formation with McCain………

  3. Break the law? Are you kidding me McLame?
    Obama NEVER EVER had legal power! He is not and was not a Natural Born Citizen under Article II. In addition aka Obama proffered a FORGED birth certificate and a FORGED selective service card to bamboozle Americans. A simple E-verify check would have revealed that he was using the SSN of a Connecticut man born in 1890. All FACTS! According to Mike Zullo the lead investigator of the Maricopa County Cold Case Posse that looked into Obama’s identity fraud there is absolutely NO EVIDENCE that Obama was even in Hawaii before the age of five, The fact is that we do not know where aka Obama was born, his legal name, his true parentage and whether or not he ever acquired American citizenship. Remember that for 16 years Obama said he was born in Kenya, raised in Indonesian (where he was adopted and became a Muslim and whose name was Barry Soetoro) and Hawaii. The man is a deviant, malevolent grifter and fraud whose sole purpose was to destroy America from within.

  4. Hey McCain, Obama did break the law and that was identity fraud using a fabricated BC,
    a prior issued SSN, and the submission of a backdated and forged Sel. Ser. Reg. Form.
    And the cherry on top is that he USURPED the Office of the Presidency.

    Indeed, Obama violated many laws and we have numerous issues. McCain, defend your
    sworn oath to the Constitution and have an investigation in the fraud of Obama. We don’t
    have any “if” here, but we do have an “if” you are for real…