Flynn’s guilty plea confirms he talked Russian sanctions, misled FBI

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to misleading the FBI about conversations he had with Russia’s ambassador to the United States. His guilty plea marks an escalation of the special counsel’s probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia, and also corroborates anonymously-sourced media reports about Flynn’s contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Flynn said he is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, though it's unclear at this stage where his contribution might lead. In the meantime, however, Flynn’s charging document puts several facts we’ve been tracking on more solid ground: Flynn talked sanctions with Russian ambassador In … >>More stories from National


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