- 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.
Giving Russia ‘exactly what they wanted in exchange for absolutely nothing’
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- 2 of the 3 major panels investigating Trump and Russia have become gripped by ugly infighting
- ‘The last president to vilify the FBI was Nixon’: Trump’s war with the FBI is set to backfire spectacularly
- Top Trump transition official in private email: Russia ‘has just thrown’ the election to Trump