When asked by CNN about the President saying Obama tapped him Kelly backed Trump explaining that the president would only make that accusation if he had a good reason.
“If the president of the United States said that, he’s got his reasons to say it,” Kelly said Monday on CNN’s “[Trump’s] got some convincing evidence that that took place.”
“I don’t know anything about it other when I was sitting off-studio here watching CNN,” he told Blitzer.
“I don’t pretend to even guess what the motivation may have been for the previous administration to do something like that,”Secretary Kelly said.
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