Lindsey Graham wonders if his meetings are ‘being surveilled by intelligence community’

Lindsey Graham wonders if his meetings are ‘being surveilled by intelligence community’

[Ed. – This seems a tad thick.  Perhaps he has a deep, strategic reason for publicly posing such a no-brainer question.  While also saying Devin Nunes’s evidence doesn’t mean there was any surveillance of Trump.  It feels like all our old-guard pols are succumbing to geriatric dementia at once.]

Hours after House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) announced he has new information about the incidental, but legal, collection of information on members of the Trump transition team, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) called the revelation is “disturbing.”

“I meet with foreign leaders all the time as a senator,” Graham told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Wednesday evening. “I wonder if my meetings are being surveilled by the intelligence community. If so, I think when I’m involved, that would be inappropriate, because I may be talking of things of policy that I don’t want the executive branch to know about. …”

Nunes sparked a storm of criticism from intelligence committee Democrats by going public with the information and briefing President Trump at the White House before telling members of his own committee.

Sen. Graham told CNN that Nunes’ announcement does not indicate that the Trump campaign was unlawfully surveilled.

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