Michael Flynn, President Trump’s national security advisor, has resigned. He was caught negotiating with the Russian ambassador over sanctions before taking office. It is illegal for a private citizen to do so. Flynn also lied to Vice-President Pence about it.
The pressure for him to leave evidently came from Trump himself.
Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, two sources tell CNN.
His departure came just after reports surfaced the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and was potentially vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians. [Read more…]