- Jen Psaki: Senior officials have been stuck defending Trump's unsubstantiated claim that Obama wiretapped him
- She says DOJ wanting more time to meet deadline for proof looks political, drags longtime employees along
Jen Psaki, a CNN political commentator and spring fellow at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, served as the White House communications director and State Department spokeswoman during the Obama administration. Follow her: @jrpsaki. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)At some point, the public officials -- many with long careers in government -- who are charged with defending President Donald Trump and coming up with evidence to support his absurd claims are going to throw in the towel.