Tuesday 17 July 2018

Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn charged with making false statements to FBI

Michael Flynn speaks at the White House. Photo: Reuters
Michael Flynn speaks at the White House. Photo: Reuters
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States, the U.S. special counsel's office charged in a court filing made public on Friday.

The Office of the Special Counsel said a plea hearing for Flynn had been set for 10:30 a.m. EST (1530 GMT) on Friday.

Reuters

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