U.S. News And World Report: NSA Whistleblower Backs Trump Up on Wiretap Claims
Bill Binney, who resigned from NSA in 2001, did not elaborate on President Obama’s specific role in surveilling Trump.
President Donald Trump is "absolutely right" to claim he was wiretapped and monitored, a former NSA official claimed Monday, adding that the administration risks falling victim to further leaks if it continues to run afoul of the intelligence community.
"I think the president is absolutely right. His phone calls, everything he did electronically, was being monitored," Bill Binney, a 36-year veteran of the National Security Agency who resigned in protest from the organization in 2001, told Fox Business on Monday. Everyone's conversations are being monitored and stored, Binney said.
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Update: NSA Whistleblower: Not Even US President is Safe From The Surveillance State (Sputnik).
WNU Editor: Bill Binney has been out of the NSA for 16 years .... so his comments are just his personal opinion based on his years of working there and following the NSA/intel community after that. Interestingly .... NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been quiet on this issue.