"The reason is that British intelligence had access to NSA surveillance data – which captures every phone call in the United States – and were able to provide such intelligence to President Obama without a FISA court warrant or any other paper trail that would expose an American intelligence agency that used the same NSA data."Beautiful corruption.
"It is widely rumored that such arrangements are common among intelligence services to work around limitations their own governments impose on them."So all incumbents are spying on their political opposition through foreign intelligence.
Republicans don't want to expose widespread voter fraud by Democrats.