Monday, 29 May 2017
Flynn in Possible Legal Trouble After Lying To FBI Over Sanctions Conversation With Russia

Added: 16.02.2017 23:26 | 6 views | 0 comments

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn denied that he discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country's ambassador when questioned by the FBI which contradicts newly released contents of intercepted communications by intelligence agencies on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. Lying to the FBI is a felony so the interview puts Flynn in potentially hot water if the Justice Department decides to prosecute. Some officials said it would be difficult to bring charges because Flynn may attempt to parse the definition of sanctions; while both Flynn and the FBI declined to comment on the issue.At a news conference Thursday, Trump called Flynn a “fine person” and said he had...

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