Trump not the target of any probe, White House says

Posted March 10, 2017

The CIA, meanwhile, issued a statement on Wednesday, publicly accusing WikiLeaks of "jeopardizing" the U.S. national security and helping adversaries inflict harm on the United States over the leaks.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that there is a significant difference between WikiLeaks releasing Clinton campaign chair John Podesta's emails and the organization leaking material from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Spicer revised his response later in the briefing after an aide handed him a note.

The White House on Wednesday said that President Trump was not the target of any investigation, even though five days earlier he claimed in a series of tweets that he had indeed been the target of a wiretap initiated by former President Barack Obama.

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CNN's Jim Acosta on Thursday called out White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for slamming the Democrats for supposedly ramming Obamacare through Congress while ignoring the incredibly fast timeline the GOP has set up for itself with its replacement bill. Spicer said Trump has backed away from the business he owns but that he cares a lot about private businesses.

"The idea that we are having these onging disclosures of national security should have everyone outraged", Spicer said during the press briefing Wednesday.

"Playing with our nation's national security is not something that should be taken lightly by this administration", Spicer said. "There's no reason to believe that he is the target of any investigation". "The other is an investigation". Trump cited no evidence.

One reporter asked whether Trump has considered the impact his D.C. hotel has had a on local businesses who say that competition is impacting their customer base. Utah's congressional leaders and local immigrant groups react to Trump's new travel ban.