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>> Transformer national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is ready to talk before a price. The Wall Street Journal reporting that in exchange for his testimony, Flynn wants immunity from the FBI and a House in Senate Intelligence panels. The newspaper said, that so far he's found no takers. The house denies the general report.
And while immunity is no admission of guilt, many online gleefully pointing out that it was Michael Flynn himself in September who said of Clinton aides that immunity quote, means you probably committed a crime. In a statement, his lawyer saying that Flynn has a story to tell, but that quote, no reasonable person who has the benefit of advice from counsel would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized witch hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution.
>> The President, Friday, coming to Flynn's defense, tweeting that he should seek immunity and also calling the investigations into Trump aides possible connections to Russia, a quote, witch hunt.>> Flynn was fired for lying about discussing sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the US during the transition. But many questions remain about the scope of his discussions and what other contacts took place between Trump advisers and the Russians.
Earlier this week the White House disclosing that Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner, met with a Russian bank under US sanctions in December. After leaving his post, it was revealed Flynn acted as a foreign agent representing the interests of Turkey's government, in exchange for more than $500,000, during last year's campaign, and even as he was advising Trump.
The White House claims, they didn't know that.