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Trump calls on Congress, FBI to probe leaks of classified information

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on the and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate the leaks of classified information.

Trump took to his Twitter handle and accused his predecessor and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, saying that the claims of his collusion with are just "fake news."

Trump also accused the Democratic Party for fabricating the allegations of his links to Russia as an excuse for running a terrible campaign.

Trump also questioned Hillary Clinton's alleged contacts with the Russians and accused the Democratic Party for not letting the FBI look into the matter.

This tweets comes after U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes said on Sunday that there was no evidence of any links between and the Trump campaign.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 19:13 IST