House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and ranking member Adam SchiffAdam SchiffOvernight Defense: US moving missile defense system to South Korea | Dems want justification for Syria strike | Army pick pushes back against critics of LGBT record Kaine, Schiff press Trump on legal justification for Syria strike Schiff to Trump: Taxpayers will 'bear the brunt of your broken promises' MORE (D-Calif.) have asked the White House to offer by Monday any evidence showing Trump Tower was wiretapped.
A congressional aide confirmed to The Hill that Schiff and Nunes made the request in a letter to the White House. The letter was first reported by The Associated Press.
Trump has kept his distance from the press since last weekend, when he accused former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaThe outdoor recreation economy is a force that is here to stay Dems crowd primaries to challenge GOP reps White House appears to inflate job creation stats on first 100 days site MORE of wiretapping Trump Tower before the November election.
The White House has asked that an investigation of the alleged wiretaps be part of the probe into Russia’s interference in the presidential election.
Nunes has said that the intelligence panel would investigate potential surveillance of political parties as part of its Russia inquiry.
Democrats have slammed Trump for the accusations, with Schiff calling them “outlandish” and destructive.”