WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) holds a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The two leaders discussed strengthening NATO, fighting the Islamic State group, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and held a roundtable discussion with German business leaders during their first face-to-face meeting. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
When he was asked if he wanted to take back those claims, or recent claims that he had been under surveillance by British intelligence, Trump referred to the Obama administration’s surveillance of Merkel.
“As far as wiretapping by this past administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps,” Trump said.