Flynn brings Russia investigation to Trump's door

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Trump White House caught off guard by Flynn plea

- politico.com
03 Dec 2017
Flynn is the second Trump associate known to have pleaded guilty, after campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, who also pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts. His plea deal, struck in October after months of silent cooperation, was unsealed the same day multiple charges were unsealed against Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and another ...

Kushner Is Said to Have Ordered Flynn to Contact Russia

03 Dec 2017
For now it's unclear what to make of all of this. Lying to the FBI is a felony and always a serious matter. We also know from Flynn's "statement of the offense" that he lied to FBI agents as the bureau was investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and any links between Russia and the Trump campaign in this period. Nonetheless, nothing in the Flynn plea sheds any ...
- bloomberg.com

Michael Flynn Will Plead Guilty to Lying to the FBI

- fortune.com
03 Dec 2017
Flynn, who was interviewed by the FBI just days after Trump's inauguration, was forced to resign in February after White House officials said he had misled them about whether he had discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. Administration officials said Flynn had not discussed sanctions that had been imposed on Russia in part over election meddling. ...

It's a 'shame' because he had 'nothing to hide

03 Dec 2017
Flynn, who was forced out of the White House after just less than a month on the job admitting that he lied to the FBI about conversations he had with Kislyak in December. Court records say Flynn contacted the Russian ambassador on Dec. 22 about the Trump administration's opposition to a U.N. resolution against Israeli settlements. Flynn called Kislyak again on Dec. 29 to ...
- washingtonpost.com

Emails show Flynn worked with senior transition team members on Russia

- keyt.com
03 Dec 2017
Former Donald Trump national security Michael Flynn arrives at court on December 1, 2017, to plead guilty to "willfully and knowingly" making "false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador, according to court documents.

Michael Flynn's Guilty Plea Sends Donald Trump's Lawyers Scrambling

03 Dec 2017
For now, Sekulow and Cobb are sticking to their original strategy. They have advertised their willingness to coöperate with Mueller as a sign that Trump has nothing to hide, and their reaction to Flynn's guilty plea reflects this view. "Nothing about the guilty plea or the charge implicates anyone other than Mr. Flynn," Cobb said. With regard to Mueller's broader ...
- newyorker.com

Michael Flynn, Russia and the Trump Administration

- billmoyers.com
03 Dec 2017
Flynn also generated controversy and, based on previously published reports, faced potential legal exposure far beyond the crime of making false statements, to which he has now pled guilty . Almost certainly, that means he has cut a deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In return for admitting that he made false statements to the FBI about his discussions with ...

James Comey masterfully trolls Trump with a beautiful sunrise

03 Dec 2017
However, according to a memo written by Comey in May and his testimony in June, Trump pressured him to drop his investigation of Flynn when he was still head of the FBI. If Trump knew Flynn lied, and then asked the FBI to drop an investigation, it would seemingly qualify as obstruction of justice , an impeachable offense which could land Trump in a load of trouble. Comey, ...
- mashable.com

Michael Flynn's Guilty Plea Further Debunks Trump Defenders, But Provides No Support For Claims From Democratic Partisans About 2016 Election ...

- liberalvaluesblog.com
03 Dec 2017
Flynn pleaded guilty to a single count of lying to the FBI on or around January 24 about conversations with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December 2016, the Office of the Special Counsel announced Friday. It's important to note that he did not admit to colluding with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.

Michael Flynn's deputy admits Russia rigged the election for Donald Trump

03 Dec 2017
Yesterday, Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn cut a plea deal to testify against Trump and other top officials in the Russia scandal. Today, Flynn's former Deputy National Security Adviser managed to one-up him by getting caught flat out admitting that she knew Russia rigged the election in Trump's favor - and for that matter, she incredibly ...
- palmerreport.com

Mueller reassigned top FBI agent in Russia probe over anti

- nbcnews.com
03 Dec 2017
In May, Mueller, who previously ran the FBI for more than a decade, was tasked with heading the investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The Special Counsel's office has not said publicly whether anyone on the campaign conspired with Russia to help Trump win.

Top FBI Investigator into trumped up Russia inquiry FIRED for anti

03 Dec 2017
Mueller is currently spearheading the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election , including whether members of Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to tilt the election in his favor. He is also looking into whether Trump sought to obstruct justice when he fired FBI director James Comey in May.
- pamelageller.com

Donald Trump alters story on why he fired former national security adviser Michael Flynn

- firstpost.com
03 Dec 2017
Flynn left the White House in February, only acknowledging that he had given an incomplete account to Pence of his conversations with Kislyak. After Trump forced Flynn out, he asked FBI Director James Comey to end the bureau's probe in the matter, according to Comey's account. Comey refused, and Trump fired him, too.

Trump should Pardon Flynn, Sessions should Fire Mueller and then Resign

03 Dec 2017
The circumstances under which Flynn "lied" to VP Mike Pence remain unclear. Regardless, for this Flynn was fired by Trump and Flynn's downward spiral began. Flynn was quick to find out that once one is the target of a special investigation - unless one is quite wealthy - the costs of defending oneself are staggering. Flynn soon realized that he faced millions of dollars in ...
- ipatriot.com

Trump Says He Never Asked Comey to Stop Flynn Probe Lawyer Claims Responsibility for Flynn Tweet

- nbcbayarea.com
03 Dec 2017
In another email wrinkle in the investigation into Trump's ties to Russia, The New York Times reported Saturday that emails among top Trump transition officials suggested that Flynn was in close contact with other senior members of the transition team before and after he spoke to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. A Dec. 29 email from K.T. McFarland, a transition adviser ...

Brian Ross Suspended For Gross Misrepresentation of the Facts With Trump

03 Dec 2017
Brian Ross, a longtime investigative reporter at the network, reported Friday morning during a special report that Flynn had been directed to contact Russian officials by then-candidate Donald Trump during the presidential campaign. When pleading guilty, Flynn admitted to lying about contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential transition ...
- spartareport.com

In One of His Dumbest Moves Yet, Trump Basically Just Admitted He's Guilty of Obstructing Justice

- forwardprogressives.com
03 Dec 2017
Though what we learned on Friday following Flynn's deal with the FBI is that he was instructed to make these calls by senior-level members of Trump's transition staff, with reports indicating that Jared Kushner was one of the individuals who gave that approval. That makes it a little ridiculous for Trump to keep implying that they knew nothing about these calls until weeks ...

POTUS Trump Brushes Off General Flynn Guilty Plea We're Very Happy

03 Dec 2017
On Friday, Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about making contact with Russian Ambassador Kislyak during the transition period. In a stunning twist, the Trump White House revealed to CNN that the calls were approved by the Obama administration.
- thegatewaypundit.com

Michael Flynn admits lying to FBI

- bbc.co.uk
03 Dec 2017
In October, Mr Trump's former presidential campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was accused of conspiring to defraud the US in his dealings with Ukraine. It also emerged that another ex-aide, George Papadopoulos, had pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents.

Trump says Flynn's actions during transition were legal

03 Dec 2017
On Friday, however, the retired lieutenant general pleaded guilty to one count of lying to the FBI about his back-channel negotiations with the Russian ambassador during the transition period. The Former Trump aide has promised "full cooperation" in the Special Counsel's Russia investigation.
- wmda.mobi

Former Trump aide Flynn 'wasn't acting as a rogue agent' in Russia contacts

- abcnews.go.com
03 Dec 2017
Schiff said Flynn's plea agreement suggests that Special Counsel Robert Mueller believes the retired lieutenant general and Former Trump aide has information valuable to the Special Counsel's probe of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Trump associates.

Flynn's Cooperation in Russia Investigation Falsely Blamed on Jews and the Media by Far

03 Dec 2017
Underneath the post, the comments expand upon Hoft's musings: "FIGHT THIS CONSERVATIVES, the media is already twisting this, even Trump instructing him to contact Russia.this is coup, planned by CIA, FBI and Obama, They got caught and are now trying to railroad the right. It is time to rise up and not let them do this," a user identified as JMMCali wrote. Another commenter ...
- newsweek.com

Former US official on Turkey payroll pleads guilty for lying to FBI

- northamericanews.net
03 Dec 2017
PanARMENIAN.Net - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty for making "materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to federal officials, reports the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted Flynn for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) about conversations with the ...

Nunes blows up, threatens contempt after FBI stonewalls House on Russia investigator demoted for anti

03 Dec 2017
Stories in both the Washington Post and New York Times on Saturday reported that Peter Strzok, who played a key role in the original FBI investigation into the Trump-Russia matter, and then a key role in Mueller's investigation, and who earlier had played an equally critical role in the FBI's Hillary Clinton email investigation, was reassigned out of the Mueller office ...
- washingtonexaminer.com

FBI Agent Who Supervised Russia Probe Sent

- dailycaller.com
03 Dec 2017
Steele briefed FBI agents in early July 2016 on some of the rumors he had heard about Trump. In a dossier he started working on in June 2016, Steele alleged that the Kremlin had blackmail material on Trump and that the Trump campaign was working directly with Russian government officials to influence the election.

Nunes Threatens FBI After Learning House Intel Committee Was Stonewalled On Russia Investigator Being Demoted

03 Dec 2017
House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes has issued an angry demand to the FBI and Department of Justice to explain why they kept the committee in the dark over the reason Special Counsel Robert Mueller kicked a key supervising FBI agent off the Trump-Russia investigation.
- redstatewatcher.com

Trump fumes about Comey after Flynn guilty plea

- siteallow.com
03 Dec 2017
Trump consequently fired Comey, which led to the particular appointment of Mueller to supervise the Russia investigation. Comeyâ&128;™s shooting is thought to be of interest to Muellerâ&128;™s probe, which is looking into not only connections between the Trump campaign and Russian federation but also whether Trump attempted to block justice by ...

Russia probe clearly not 'fake

03 Dec 2017
Trump has long railed against news reports on Mueller's investigation and Russian meddling in the 2016 election, calling it "fake news" propagated by Democrats as an excuse for Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton Appeals court rules against releasing draft Whitewater indictments against Clinton Dems resurface Flynn's 'lock her up' comments after Mueller charges ...
- thehill.com

Trump Hater On Mueller Team Alex Jones' Infowars

- infowars.com
03 Dec 2017
Word of the messages and the affair were news to Nunes, even though the committee had issued a subpoena that covered information about Strzok's demotion more than three months ago. The committee's broadly worded subpoena for information related to the so-called Trump dossier went to the FBI and FOJ on Aug. 24. In follow-up conversations on the scope of the subpoena, ...

Mike Flynn's Guilty Plea

03 Dec 2017
We've already seen Mueller do this once before in the probe, with George Papadopoulos--who was charged with the same crime as Flynn, Making False Statements, to secure his cooperation with the Russia probe. The Papadopoulos plea affidavit emphasized facts were being left out.
- samuel-warde.com

I wrote the president s sloppy tweet about Flynn s dismissal

- yahoo.com
03 Dec 2017
PHOTO: Gen. Michael Flynn, center, with his attorney, Robert Kelner, right, leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC, December 1, 2017 after pleading guilty to one count of lying to the FBI about his back-channel negotiations with the Russian ambassador. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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