(Zero Hedge) According to a tweet by former Massachusetts Trump campaign official James Brower and first reported by independent journalist and author Jack Posobiec, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s phone was tapped by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch during the now infamous meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya – who was let into the United States under “extraordinary circumstances” by Obama’s DOJ, headed by Lynch.

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Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign Manager

The meeting included Donald Trump Jr., Manafort, Jared Kushner, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and Fusion GPS associate Rinat Akhmetshin – a Russian-American lobbyist who confirmed today that he was present during the June 2016 sit-down.

The meeting was arranged by another Fusion GPS associate, Rob Goldstone – in what is looking more and more like a deep-state setup to justify FISA wiretapping warrants. Of note, Veselnitskaya is publicly anti-Trump.

Fusion GPS, the firm behind the discredited 35 page Trump-Russia ‘dossier,’ was co-founded by Glenn Simpson, who abruptly canceled his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week in light of recent events linking the democrat opposition research firm to a second attempt to take down the Trumps.

Legal?

If Brower’s tweet is proven correct and Paul Manafort’s phone was being tapped during the meeting – it means Loretta Lynch’s surveillance of Manafort, an American, was done without a FISA warrant – as the first FISA request by the Obama administration came in July, the same month as the meeting in Trump Tower…

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