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Calls for Trump to back up wiretapping claim

Politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties are calling on US President Donald Trump to provide evidence of his claim that Barack Obama had him wiretapped during the election campaign.

Politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties are calling on US President Donald Trump to provide evidence of his claim that Barack Obama had him wiretapped during the election campaign.

Republican Senator John McCain said Trump must back up or retract the allegation.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Washington DC.