Monday is the start of what’s expected to be a busy next few days in Washington. It’s the deadline for President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice to provide any documents related to his alleged claim that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones in Trump Tower during the campaign.
On Sunday, Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona called for Trump to retract his wiretapping claims because simply levying the accusation damages confidence in the government. Former President Barack Obama has denied the allegations.
The issue will likely arise at press secretary Sean Spicer’s daily press conference. Watch it live at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, via the White House:
Also this week, Trump is expected to sign an executive order to reorganize the federal government, and the Congressional Budget Office is set to release its score of the Republican health-care reform bill. On Thursday, the president is expected to release his budget.Try Newsweek: Subscription offers