President Trump said Thursday he does not believe the Israeli government is spying on the United States.
His remarks came after a news report said U.S. officials thought Israel had placed surveillance devices around Washington.
“I don’t think the Israelis are spying on us,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House. “I really would find that hard to believe.”
Trump said he has a strong relationship with Israel, pointing to his administration’s policies on Iran, of which the Israeli government has been supportive. Trump later added that “anything is possible” but repeated that he doesn’t believe it.
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