Washington Post Fact Check: This is incorrect or false: No reputable news outlet said Trump had no path to victory, but many did note that his odds were slim. As for the Russia story, the director of the FBI said that there's a federal investigation. Learn More
Washington Post Fact Check: There's important context missing: The 'surveillance scandal' is part of the Trump-Russia story. During the Obama administration, aides to Trump were apparently surveilled while the government was tracking Russian agents like the Russian ambassador. There's no indication that anything illegal was done by Obama; the FBI is investigating if anything illegal was done by Trump's campaign.