Memo claiming Brits spied on Trump at Obama admin’s request looks bogus

Memo claiming Brits spied on Trump at Obama admin’s request looks bogus
GCHQ "The big Donut." (Image: Wikipedia; By Ministry of Defence - http://www.defenceimagery.mod.uk/, OGL, Link)

[Ed. – Full disclosure: LU stalwarts participated in the compilation of this post by our colleague Tim Brown.  Please pass it on.  No need for the phalanx of right-thinking bloggers to waste time on this particular bait.]

A “memo” is being passed off as news on the internet that suggests the British Intel spied on then-candidate Donald Trump with no warrants at the request of Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah and later at the request of Susan Rice.

The memo alleges to have originated from Robert Hannigan, Director of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to Member of Parliament Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. …

According to two individuals who worked in intelligence in the military, the document is bogus.

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