Here is a new twist to the story of fired national security advisor Mike Flynn. While still working for President Trump, the FBI asked to have a meeting with Flynn. They did not say why and Flynn didn’t ask. It turned out to be part of the Russian collusion investigation and even the President did not know about the FBI being there until much later. What a hell of a thing to find out now. Was Flynn set up? This smells that way.
As Written and Reported By Carol E. Lee for NBC News:
A year ago today, President Donald Trump’s newly sworn–in national security adviser, Michael Flynn, met privately in his West Wing office with FBI investigators interested in his communications with Russia’s ambassador, without a lawyer or the knowledge of the president and other top White House officials, according to people familiar with the matter.
Flynn’s FBI interview on Jan. 24, 2017, set in motion an extraordinary sequence of events unparalleled for the first year of a U.S. presidency. Flynn was fired as national security adviser after 24 days on the job, the acting attorney general was fired 10 days after the president took office, the FBI director was allegedly pressured by the president to let go of an investigation into Flynn, and then eventually fired himself.
The attorney general recused himself from a federal investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with the sitting president’s campaign, and a special counsel was appointed.
The developments ensnared the president in an obstruction of justice inquiry, which resulted in his top intelligence and law enforcement chiefs cooperating in some form with that probe.
By the end of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller’s team had spoken with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats; Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency; former FBI Director James Comey; and numerous ….
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