Former Trump aide: 'FBI is not the only Obama agency who came at the campaign'
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A former Trump campaign aide claimed late Monday that a second government “informant” approached the Trump campaign.

Michael Caputo told Fox News the individual came to him and allegedly tried to plant themselves in the campaign.

“The FBI is not the only Obama agency who came at the campaign,” Caputo said on “The Ingraham Angle.” 


“I know because they came at me,” he continued. “And I’m looking for clearance from my attorney to reveal this to the public.”

Caputo did not elaborate further.

Caputo's claim of a second informant came hours after President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: 'Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics' Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE met with Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Rosenstein10 declassified Russia collusion revelations that could rock Washington this fall Why the presumption of innocence doesn't apply to Trump McCabe sues FBI, DOJ, blames Trump for his firing MORE and FBI Director Christopher Wray at the White House to discuss the president's demand for an investigation into whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled" his campaign for political purposes.

Trump agreed with the decision that the Justice Department's inspector general would “expand its current investigation to include any irregularities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s or the Department of Justice’s tactics concerning the Trump Campaign,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

Sanders also said White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE plans to “immediately set up a meeting” between top law enforcement officials and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to review the “highly classified” materials that representatives have sought about the informant.

Republicans, led by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald Nunes10 declassified Russia collusion revelations that could rock Washington this fall Juan Williams: Trump, his allies and the betrayal of America Trump expected to nominate Texas GOP lawmaker to replace Dan Coats: report MORE (Calif.), have in recent weeks sought access to documents that reveal the identity of the informant, even as intelligence officials have warned that doing so could threaten lives and national security.

Democrats have argued that Republican attacks on the FBI and Trump's calls for an internal probe are an effort to undermine special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE's ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Caputo, a former communications adviser to the Trump campaign, met with Mueller's team earlier this month.