Trump Says Obama And His Loyalists Are Behind Town Hall Protests, Leaks

February 28, 2017 6:50 a.m.

During an interview taped Monday for “Fox and Friends,” President Donald Trump said that former President Barack Obama is behind protests at Republican town halls and that Obama loyalists are also behind leaks from the Trump administration.

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade suggested to Trump that Obama’s organization, perhaps a reference to Organizing For Action, was behind the raucous crowds at town halls held by Republican lawmakers and asked Trump if he felt Obama was behind the protests.

“I think he is behind it. I also think it’s politics. That’s the way it is,” Trump replied. “I think that President Obama is behind it because his people are certainly behind it.”

Trump then suggested that Obama’s “group” is behind the leaks he has been railing against.

“And some of the leaks possibly come from that group, you know, some of the leaks, which are really very serious leaks, because they’re bad in terms of national security,” Trump told “Fox and Friends.” “But I also understand that’s politics, and in terms of him being behind things, that’s politics, and it will probably continue.”

Watch the clip via CNN:

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