ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 06, 2017
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(Justice Department: Brian Ross) President Trump's explosive claims that then-President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Towers examined; Trump tweets quoted; the call from FBI director James Comey for the Justice Department to reject Trump noted; details given about the issue of Trump & the Russian connection. [Voice of White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says something happened....] [Former national intelligence dir. James CLAPPER - denies any wiretaps.] [On Breitbart, Mark LEVIN - asks how many were eavesdropped on.] [On "This Week," Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee SANDERS- says if this happened....] Obama shown in Washington this weekend. Trump's past claims with no proof & whether Trump called the FBI director discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Comey's rejection of Trump's claim about wiretapping because of the suggestion the FBI acted improperly examined; details given about Comey & the Hillary Clinton e-mails. [SANDERS - comments.] [Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - says he will not be involved in any campaign investigation.]
(Studio: David Muir, Dan Abrams) How there is no scenario whereby President Obama could have done the wiretap by himself, the denials from Clapper & Comey that this happened discussed.
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