The biggest story to dominate the news cycle over the last week has been the baseless allegations by Donald Trump that accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower. After a meeting with Republican leaders, which was covered by the press, members of the media attempted to ask about the wiretapping claim, which resulted in the president rushing them out of the room.

Trump backlash

In recent weeks, the scandal involving Donald Trump, his administration, and the Russian government has only increased. With each passing week, new information continues to trickle to the media, putting further pressure on the White House to shift the narrative.

Doing his best to deflect from the problems at hand, Trump took to his personal Twitter account last weekend and hit back hard at the media and the Democrats. The former host of "The Apprentice" used photos of Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi meeting with a Russian official from over a decade ago to call for an investigation into the two Democratic leaders. However, it was Trump's claim of Obama ordering a wiretapping of Trump Tower that got the most attention. As reported by ABC News, and The Week, on March 10, Trump is not willing to discus the issue with the media.

While speaking in the Roosevelt Room in the White House, Donald Trump was grilled by ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl on the wiretapping claim, asking if he had "any proof" to back up the allegations.

Trump ignored the question, and continued to order the press out of the room.

According to the pool report, Trump had a member of his security move forward on the press, before he "began yelling loudly," ordering members of the media to "clear out!" The latest incident only highlights the growing divide between the administration and the news media, as it was just last month when the president banned several news outlets from attending a briefing with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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