Russia

Flynn Guilty

December 1, 2017 theFAULT 0

NPR: “President Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the transition, and he is cooperating with the special counsel’s […]

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Subpoenas Begin to Fly in Russia Investigation

August 4, 2017 theFAULT 0

The Atlantic: “Special Counsel Robert Mueller has begun to issue subpoenas in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to several reports, the latest sign his investigation is moving quickly.” “The Wall Street […]

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Flynn Takes the Fifth

May 22, 2017 theFAULT 0

“Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn is invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday, refusing to hand over documents subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee,” NPR reports. “The panel wants to see documents […]

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Obama Warned Trump About Flynn

May 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

“President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump during the presidential transition against hiring Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, according to two former Obama administration officials,” Bloomberg reports. “Obama raised his concerns about Flynn during […]

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Ties to Russia Force Flynn to Resign

February 14, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has resigned “because of his contacts with the Russian ambassador to Washington and his subsequent attempts to cover up the true nature of those contacts,” The Guardian […]