President Trump said former President Obama “had to know about” what he believes was a “setup” to prevent Trump from becoming president.

“There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion,” Trump said to George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week.” “Now there’s no collusion. That means they set — it was a setup, in my opinion, and I think it’s gonna come out.”

“You clearly believe there was a group of people working against you,” Stephanopoulos said. “Do you think President Obama was behind it?”

“I would say that he certainly must have known about it because it went very high up in the chain, but you’re gonna find that out. I’m not gonna make that statement quite yet, but I would say that President Obama had to know about it,” Trump replied.

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