Dem Intel Committee Leaders Stress Need For Independence After Flynn Plea
00:47, Dec 2, 2017
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Court papers make clear that Flynn knows the identities of at least two members of Trump's transition team who were intimately aware of his outreach to Russian government officials in the weeks before the inauguration. Trump was sacked last February after he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other senior officials about his contacts with Russian intermediaries.
The government did not reveal the identity of the senior transition official.
Following his plea, Flynn left the court with his head down and released a statement agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel and said he accepted full responsibility of his actions. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his own foreign contacts. We hope that the cooperation of General Flynn that Special Counsel has secured as a part of this plea agreement extends to Flynn's cooperation with our committee, as his testimony could greatly advance our efforts.
Flynn's only comments were to answer yes and no to questions from the judge in the court.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the outcome of the 2016 election.
The false statements related to Flynn's contact with Russian officials, according to the special counsel.
Early on in is administration, Trump had taken a particular interest in the status of the Flynn investigation.
Flynn has been under investigation for a wide range of allegations, including his lobbying work on behalf of Turkey, but the fact that he was charged only with a single count of making false statements suggests he is cooperating with Mueller's investigation in exchange for leniency. He's scheduled to plead guilty Friday to making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Next, Flynn can tell Mueller what, if anything, he knows about the contacts between Russian Federation and a series of Trump officials in 2016, including meetings, emails, phone calls and trips involving Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Carter Page, Roger Stone and George Papadopoulos.
With his guilty plea, Flynn became the first person who worked in the Trump White House to admit guilt as part of a broad investigation being led by Mueller, who is investigating alleged coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the outcome of the 2016 election, the AP said.
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