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>> The Washington Post reporting Thursday that former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, denied to the FBI that he discussed sanctions with Russian envoy, Sergei Kislock before President Donald Trump took office. But US intelligence agencies reportedly intercepted Flynn's call with the ambassador and found that yes, the two did discuss sanctions.
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Flynn resigned this week not because of the revelations, according to President Trump, but because he was less than forthcoming to Vice-President Mike Pence about the call.>> I was not happy with the way that information was given. He didn't have to do that because what he did wasn't wrong.
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>> Flynn's interview with the FBI could expose him to charges since lying to the agency is a felony, but any decision to prosecute falls with the Justice Department, which is currently headed by Trump campaign ally, Jeff Sessions. You may recall Flynn was one of Hillary Clinton's harshest critics on the campaign trail Encouraging the crowd at the Republican National Convention to.
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>> Lock her up! That's right.>> And as if Flynn's resignation wasn't enough of a headache for the White House, Trump's choice to replace him, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down the offer, sources familiar with Harward's decision said on Thursday.