Whistleblower: Michael Flynn told business colleague on inauguration day that Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up’

  • Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told a business associate that Russia sanctions would be “ripped up” as one of the Trump administration’s first acts.
  • That is according to a whistleblower who described the incident to Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings.
  • The new details about Flynn’s purported belief that the White House would immediately lift the sanctions sheds new light on Flynn’s conversations with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak.

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told a business associate in January that one of the Trump administration’s first priorities would be to “rip up” the sanctions imposed by the Obama administration in December, according to a whistleblower who described the incident to a Democratic congressman.

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