Yes on Russian links investigation

Yesterday, FBI director James Comey confirmed that the agency is conducting a counterintelligence probe into possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign. The collusion inquiry started in July according to Comey.

No on wiretap

Comey also said that he found no evidence that former President Barack Obama ordered the phones tapped at Trump Tower. Comey went on to say that no president could order such surveillance.

Unanswered question

A crucial question that did not get answered is how come 11 days before the 2016 election Comey mentioned that the FBI had reopened the Clinton email investigation, but mentioned nothing about the investigation into the collusion between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign?

As a reminder, here is a link to all the times that Trump surrogates said, “You can’t elect someone under FBI investigation.”