The Times' report on Wednesday provided few details on how China and Russian Federation were monitoring Trump's communications aside from noting the calls were intercepted as they travel through the United States cellphone network.
In its report, the Times cited current and former officials who said they were frustrated by Mr Trump's "casual approach" to electronic security.
The US President has reportedly been warned that his three personal iPhones are not secure, though he continues to use them to take calls with friends and confidants, reports the Times. "I only use Government Phones, and have only one seldom used government cell phone".
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But Democratic Senate and House leaders Chuck Schumer of NY and Nancy Pelosi of California said Trump's words "ring hollow ". Trump has repeatedly criticised CNN as "fake news" and disparaged the mainstream news media as an "enemy of the people".
Should The New York Times, which published Trump-killing fan fiction, be held to the same standard the it expects of the president?
President Donald Trump's cellphone conversations are being intercepted by Russian Federation and China to gather information on his associates and policy positions.
The Times report on Wednesday indicates that Trump also has a third iPhone - one that has not been altered by the NSA and is no different than any off-the-shelf model - to store his personal contacts.
Trump has, of course, insisted that the story is false, as have Chinese officials, although they managed to do it with a more insulting tone that would make International-Level Troll Vladimir Putin proud.
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Where can I be seen? The stunt received mixed reviews on Twitter with many users upset that Elle stooped to using clickbait to try and get people to register to vote.
It's no secret that the New York Times is no fan of Trump as president.
According to New York Times, discovery was made by White House officials who were alerted by individuals working within these foreign governments.
When asked about the report at a regular news briefing, a Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said: "Certain people in the USA are sparing no efforts to win the best screenplay award at the Oscars".
Gizmodo reports that, according to a Washington Post researcher, China spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, "If they are very anxious about iPhones being tapped, they can use Huawei".
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