It’s really not a question of “what if”. We know they are. J. Edgar Hoover did on Kennedy. What’s to stop the NSA? It isn’t like Zero knows anything about what’s going on. So, yeh, just assume Zero is tapped, too.
But, this is the results of a government allowed to grow too large and too powerful and with about half of the citizenry wishing to acquiesce even more power over our lives to a overgrown government.