Lawmaker says U.S. foreign surveillance ‘unmasked’ Trump associates

March 22, 2017 By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump’s transition team were caught up in incidental surveillance targeting foreigners. Representative Devin Nunes said at a news conference that it was possible President Trump’s own communications were also intercepted and disseminated among U.S. intelligence agencies. The White House seized on Nunes’ remarks, which had cited anonymous sources, to bolster Trump’s…

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