McCain's demand came after the House intelligence committee asked the president for evidence that phones at Trump Tower were tapped during the campaign. "To be honest, George, I don't know whether we'll be able to conduct this to its completion, whether we'll have the kind of bipartisan cooperation that we need", Schiff told Stephanopoulos. "You can surveil someone through their phones, certainly through their television sets-any number of ways", she said referencing a recent Wikileaks assertion that the Central Intelligence Agency attempted to hack the American public via their television sets.
In an interview published Sunday, Conway said there was a wide variety of ways to spy on someone - including "microwaves that turn into cameras". "Thx Kellyanne wait was that a pitch for Sharp?" "Microwaves that turn into cameras, etcetera". "Guess I gotta stop heating up the leftover pizza while naked".
The House Intelligence Committee set a Monday deadline for the Department of Justice to provide evidence of Trump's claim, which Comey has reportedly asked the department to reject. The battle is on! This goes to personal integrity, what kind of message you're putting out, ' he said.
'Maybe to you and maybe to other people who don't necessarily want Donald Trump to be the president, ' Conway retorted, pivoting to the issue of perceived media bias.
Kellyanne Conway said she was "not Inspector Gadget" or "in the job of having evidence" when quizzed on television about wiretapping claims.
"President Trump has to provide the American people, not just the intelligence community, but the American people, with evidence that his predecessor, former president of the Unites States was guilty of breaking the law", McCain told CNN on Sunday.
Trump's top aide was being pressed to explain weekend comments that seemed to suggest the Obama administration ordered wide-scale surveillance of her boss. Trump has asked Congress to investigate. Plus, unless your microwave is connected to the Internet (extremely few today are), there is no way for someone to hack it to spy on you.
In the last two weeks, multiple fake news sites have written stories claiming that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has a warrant out for Obama's arrest stemming from allegations he wiretapped Trump's phones.