Why isn’t Obama hitting back at Trump? – CNN

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CNN’s Jason Carroll reports. “},{“title”:”Trump vs. Obama: A rocky relationship”,”duration”:”01:43″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2017/03/07/trump-obama-rocky-relationship-mkd-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2017/03/07/trump-obama-rocky-relationship-mkd-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170307143708-trump-obama-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2017/03/07/trump-obama-rocky-relationship-mkd-orig.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”CNN looks at the relationship between Barack Obama and Donald Trump.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN looks at the relationship between Barack Obama and Donald Trump.”},{“title”:”Trump to Obama in 2013: Do not attack Syria”,”duration”:”00:45″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2017/04/04/president-donald-trump-barack-obama-syria-gas-attack-tweet-sot-cnni.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2017/04/04/president-donald-trump-barack-obama-syria-gas-attack-tweet-sot-cnni.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623185448-02-trump-va-06-23-2017-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2017/04/04/president-donald-trump-barack-obama-syria-gas-attack-tweet-sot-cnni.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”A statement from the White House blamed the inaction of the Obama administration for a chemical attack in Syria, but a tweet from 2013 shows that President Trump advised against U.S. intervention in the civil war. “,”descriptionText”:”A statement from the White House blamed the inaction of the Obama administration for a chemical attack in Syria, but a tweet from 2013 shows that President Trump advised against U.S. intervention in the civil war. “},{“title”:”Trump order dismantles Obama climate policies”,”duration”:”02:14″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/28/donald-trump-climate-change-executive-order-serfaty-dnt-lead.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/28/donald-trump-climate-change-executive-order-serfaty-dnt-lead.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170328153846-donald-trump-epa-executive-order-02-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/28/donald-trump-climate-change-executive-order-serfaty-dnt-lead.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump took a major step to strip down Obama-era regulations to combat climate change, signing an executive order that alters the government’s approach to rising sea levels and temperatures. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/sunlen-serfaty-profile”>Sunlen Serfatyu003c/a> reports. “,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump took a major step to strip down Obama-era regulations to combat climate change, signing an executive order that alters the government’s approach to rising sea levels and temperatures. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/sunlen-serfaty-profile”>Sunlen Serfatyu003c/a> reports. “},{“title”:”The wiretapping saga in 2 minutes”,”duration”:”02:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/20/wiretapping-saga-trump-obama-sfc-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/20/wiretapping-saga-trump-obama-sfc-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306095528-obama-and-trump-at-inauguration-01-2017-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/20/wiretapping-saga-trump-obama-sfc-orig.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”President Trump accused the Obama administration of “wiretapping” his building. Watch how the events unfolded after his first tweets.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump accused the Obama administration of “wiretapping” his building. Watch how the events unfolded after his first tweets.”},{“title”:”Pelosi: Trump is ‘Deflector-in-Chief'”,”duration”:”02:01″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/05/nancy-pelosi-trump-obama-wiretapping-claim-sotu.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/05/nancy-pelosi-trump-obama-wiretapping-claim-sotu.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170305091628-nancy-pelosi-sotu-01-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/05/nancy-pelosi-trump-obama-wiretapping-claim-sotu.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-D) responds to President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election.”,”descriptionText”:”House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-D) responds to President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election.”},{“title”:”Trump in 2016: ‘I don’t have time’ for golf”,”duration”:”01:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/27/president-trump-golf-promises-orig-bw.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/27/president-trump-golf-promises-orig-bw.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170221082557-president-trump-pm-abe-golf-0211-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/27/president-trump-golf-promises-orig-bw.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”After criticizing former President Obama for golfing during his term, President Donald Trump visited golf courses 13 times in his first 66 days in office.”,”descriptionText”:”After criticizing former President Obama for golfing during his term, President Donald Trump visited golf courses 13 times in his first 66 days in office.”},{“title”:”Trump: Obama’s people possibly behind leaks”,”duration”:”02:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/02/28/donald-trump-obama-leaks-fox-and-friends-intv-ac-panel.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/02/28/donald-trump-obama-leaks-fox-and-friends-intv-ac-panel.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170227175216-president-donald-trump-02-27-2017-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/02/28/donald-trump-obama-leaks-fox-and-friends-intv-ac-panel.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”In an interview on “Fox and Friends,” President Donald Trump claims that Obama’s people could be behind the intelligence community leaks.”,”descriptionText”:”In an interview on “Fox and Friends,” President Donald Trump claims that Obama’s people could be behind the intelligence community leaks.”},{“title”:”Rubio not sure what prompted wiretap claim”,”duration”:”01:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/05/marco-rubio-trump-wiretaps-sotu-sot.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/05/marco-rubio-trump-wiretaps-sotu-sot.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170305091239-marco-rubio-march-5-2017-01-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/05/marco-rubio-trump-wiretaps-sotu-sot.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”Sen. Marco Rubio says he isn’t sure what prompted President Trump to tweet that former President Obama ordered wiretaps against Trump, but there would be an investigation to find out.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Marco Rubio says he isn’t sure what prompted President Trump to tweet that former President Obama ordered wiretaps against Trump, but there would be an investigation to find out.”},{“title”:”The price of protecting the first family”,”duration”:”02:01″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/cnnmoney/2017/03/19/protecting-the-president-ganim-newday.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”cnnmoney/2017/03/19/protecting-the-president-ganim-newday.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170318172648-17-week-in-politics-0319-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/cnnmoney/2017/03/19/protecting-the-president-ganim-newday.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”CNN’s Sara Ganim takes a look at the cost of protecting President Trump during his frequent visits to Mar-a-Lago.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Sara Ganim takes a look at the cost of protecting President Trump during his frequent visits to Mar-a-Lago.”},{“title”:”Sen. Sasse: Trump should provide wiretap proof”,”duration”:”01:01″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/05/senator-ben-sasse-trump-wiretap-claims-response-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/05/senator-ben-sasse-trump-wiretap-claims-response-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160505133431-donald-trump-ben-sasse-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/05/senator-ben-sasse-trump-wiretap-claims-response-nr.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) has released a statement calling for President Trump to provide the public with information regarding his wiretapping claims.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) has released a statement calling for President Trump to provide the public with information regarding his wiretapping claims.”},{“title”:”Former US official denies wiretapping Trump”,”duration”:”01:25″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/04/trump-tweets-wiretap-prokupecz-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/04/trump-tweets-wiretap-prokupecz-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170304113153-donald-trump-0224-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/04/trump-tweets-wiretap-prokupecz-nr.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”A former senior US official with knowledge of investigations by the Justice Department under the Obama administration denies there was any wiretapping of President Trump’s phones. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/shimon-prokupecz-profile” target=”_blank”>Shimon Prokupeczu003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”A former senior US official with knowledge of investigations by the Justice Department under the Obama administration denies there was any wiretapping of President Trump’s phones. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/shimon-prokupecz-profile” target=”_blank”>Shimon Prokupeczu003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Stelter: Far-right media may fuel Trump claims”,”duration”:”02:09″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/04/stelter-trump-wiretapping-right-wing-media-sot-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/04/stelter-trump-wiretapping-right-wing-media-sot-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170301141317-donald-trump-0228-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/04/stelter-trump-wiretapping-right-wing-media-sot-nr.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-stelter-profile”>Brian Stelteru003c/a> explains where President Trump may have received the information that fueled his wiretapping accusations.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-stelter-profile”>Brian Stelteru003c/a> explains where President Trump may have received the information that fueled his wiretapping accusations.”},{“title”:”Sen. Graham talks Trump wiretap tweets”,”duration”:”01:45″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/04/lindsey-graham-addresses-wiretap-claims-sot-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/04/lindsey-graham-addresses-wiretap-claims-sot-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170304104800-lindsey-graham-townhall-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/04/lindsey-graham-addresses-wiretap-claims-sot-nr.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”Senator Lindsey Graham addresses President Trump’s wiretapping accusations while speaking at a town hall in Clemson, South Carolina.”,”descriptionText”:”Senator Lindsey Graham addresses President Trump’s wiretapping accusations while speaking at a town hall in Clemson, South Carolina.”},{“title”:”Obama spokesman responds to wiretapping claims”,”duration”:”01:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/04/obama-spokesman-responds-trump-wiretapping-claims-jones-sot-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/04/obama-spokesman-responds-trump-wiretapping-claims-jones-sot-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170304122156-donald-trump-barack-obama-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/04/obama-spokesman-responds-trump-wiretapping-claims-jones-sot-nr.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for former President Barack Obama, said in a statement that Obama, nor any White House official, ever ordered surveillance on any US citizen.”,”descriptionText”:”Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for former President Barack Obama, said in a statement that Obama, nor any White House official, ever ordered surveillance on any US citizen.”},{“title”:”Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping him”,”duration”:”01:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/04/trump-accuses-obama-wiretapping-nobles-newday.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/04/trump-accuses-obama-wiretapping-nobles-newday.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170304081112-trump-accuses-obama-wiretapping-nobles-newday-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/04/trump-accuses-obama-wiretapping-nobles-newday.cnn/video/playlists/obama-vs-trump/”,”description”:”President Trump u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/04/politics/trump-obama-wiretap-tweet/index.html”>accused former President Obama of wiretapping himu003c/a> during the 2016 election without providing any evidence to support the claim. CNN has reached out to the Trump and Obama administrations for their responses but have not heard back.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/04/politics/trump-obama-wiretap-tweet/index.html”>accused former President Obama of wiretapping himu003c/a> during the 2016 election without providing any evidence to support the claim. CNN has reached out to the Trump and Obama administrations for their responses but have not heard back.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-2af4a3r’,”,”js-video_source-featured-2af4a3r”,true,true,’obama-vs-trump’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length
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