Trump staff will ‘not repeat’ wiretapping claims as UK’s GCHQ denies fault

The White House has issued a formal apology to Britain after accusing its intelligence agency, GCHQ, of assisting former president Barack Obama in wiretapping Trump Tower in the weeks after the US election. The US has agreed not to repeat any such claims after GCHQ denied the allegations, BBC reports. A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May further said it has been made clear to the White House the claims were “ridiculous and should have been ignored.” An investigation conducted by a Senate committee earlier this week also concluded there were absolutely “no indications” to suggest the government surveilled Trump Tower before…

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