At a heated White House press briefing, Sean Spicer had a near melt-down over what he feels is "unfair" coverage of President Trump's assertion that President Obama personally ordered a wire tap on Trump's phones in Trump Tower.
Spicer attempted to distort the bipartisan statement issued today by the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Intelligence committee which read, "Based on the information available to us, we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016."
So, to be clear, both the Senate and House Intelligence committees have announced they see no evidence of any surveillance by the U.S. of Donald Trump.
As expected, Spicer finally began backpedaling by saying what Trump meant when he tweeted "wire tapp" was "surveillance."
Sean Spicer: “When the President had wiretapping in quotes, he was referring to broad surveillance” https://t.co/EQ2j2ytKIB— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) March 16, 2017
To be exact, in two separate tweets Trump specifically said "tapping my phones:"