U.S. intelligence agencies have learned that when President Trump uses his unsecured iPhone to call friends, Chinese spies are regularly listening in on his conversations, former and current officials told The New York Times. Trump has been warned numerous times to use the secure White House lines instead of his cellphone. U.S. intelligence has determined that China is taking note of who Trump talks to and what their conversations are about. The government then asks Chinese businessmen to share Beijing's point of view on various matters with Trump's friends, with the hope that these people, trusted by Trump, will pass these pro-China arguments along to the president. Russian spies are also routinely eavesdropping on Trump, the officials told the Times. On Thursday, Trump said the report was "soooo wrong."

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