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Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge

Dec 19, 2018 - 7:18 AM

It's a sharp and unexpected rebuke to the highest-ranked Trump aide so far to face a judge in the Russian collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Former FBI chief lashes out at Trump, Republicans

Dec 18, 2018 - 8:40 AM

'The FBI's reputation has taken a big hit because the president of the United States, with his acolytes, has lied about it constantly,' says former FBI director James Comey

COMEY. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller recommends no jail time for Flynn

Dec 05, 2018 - 10:03 AM

(UPDATED) The surprise recommendation comes ahead of Michael Flynn's upcoming sentencing, which has been postponed 4 times over the past year

MICHAEL FLYNN. Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (ret.), National Security Advisor Designate at a conference on the transition of the US Presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump at the US Institute Of Peace in Washington DC, January 10, 2017.  File photo by Chris Kleponis/AFP

Trump can fire Russia prosecutor Mueller, says White House

Apr 11, 2018 - 2:04 PM

After months of denying Mueller's removal is under consideration, the change in tone comes as President Donald Trump reacts furiously to an FBI raid of his private lawyer's offices

FIRE MUELLER? The White House says US President Donald Trump has the power to fire special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Trump file photo by Don Emmert/AFP; Mueller file photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump tells Democrats to refile Russia probe memo

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:37 AM

The document is the Democrats' response to a four-page memorandum written by Republican legislator Devin Nunes, which Trump agreed to declassify and release on February 2

REFILE. Donald Trump says Democrats should refile their memo, leaving a chance for it to be declassified. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Methodically, prosecutor Mueller edges toward White House

Dec 05, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's end-game – who precisely is in his sights and for what – remains unclear

CHIEF PROBER. In this file photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller (2nd L) leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee June 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Trump denies asking FBI to drop Flynn probe

Dec 03, 2017 - 8:19 PM

(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump still insists he and his campaign did not collude with Moscow during the 2016 elections

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 06, 2017 shows National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (L) and US President Donald Trump (R) upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to visit the US Central Command and Specials Operations Command.  The White House announced February 13, 2017 that Michael Flynn has resigned as President Donald Trump's national security advisor, amid escalating controversy over his contacts with Moscow. In his formal resignation letter, Flynn acknowledged that in the period leading up to Trump's inauguration: "I inadvertently briefed the vice president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador." / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

ABC suspends journalist over inaccurate Flynn report

Dec 03, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Brian Ross is suspended for 4 weeks over an inaccurate report on ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn, which forced ABC to issue a clarification

ABC. The ABC logo is viewed outside of ABC headquarters February 24, 2010 in New York, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump shrugs off Flynn guilty plea in Russia probe

Dec 03, 2017 - 10:11 AM

As the Russia probe overshadows his big legislative win, the Senate's passing of landmark tax cuts, Trump again insists he and his campaign did not collude with Russia

GUILTY PLEA. Michael Flynn (left), former national security advisor to President Donald Trump, arrives for his plea hearing at the Prettyman Federal Courthouse December 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

The Trump-Russia probe: What we know

Dec 02, 2017 - 8:58 AM

Here is what we know about the probe into allegations of Russian election meddling

RUSSIA PROBE. In this file photo, then Republican president-elect Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Jim Watson/AFP

Ex-White House advisor Flynn moves to cooperate with probe – report

Nov 24, 2017 - 11:41 AM

The development indicates that former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn is cooperating with prosecutors or is negotiating such a deal, reports The New York Times

SUBPOENAED. This file photo taken on December 12, 2016 shows Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn arriving for a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York. Timothy A Clary/AFP

Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings – reports

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Lawyers for Michael Flynn label the allegations 'outrageous' and 'false'

PROBED. In this file photo, Michael Flynn speaks at the US Institute of Peace in Washington DC. Photo by Chris Kleponis/AFP

Special prosecutor ups pressure on Trump with broad data requests – reports

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:55 AM

The New York Times and Washington Post report that Robert Mueller recently asked the White House for records and communications covering 13 specific areas, particularly key actions by Trump since he became president in January

In this file photo, US President Donald Trump leaves the Oval Office as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, May 19, 2017. Jim Watson/AFP

Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Jun 12, 2017 - 1:00 AM

But Trump s denunciations of Comey only fuel demands that the US president give his account under oath

UNLOADING. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

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Comey slams White House 'lies' in blockbuster testimony

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:38 PM

4th UPDATE During almost 3 hours of blockbuster sworn testimony to a Senate panel Comey describes himself as stunned by Trump s very disturbing and very concerning behavior during several private meetings

UNLOADING. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

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Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:10 AM

The White House had floated the idea that Trump could invoke executive privilege to protect the confidentiality of presidential discussions

FACING THE HOUSE. In this file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Judiciary Committee September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

Jun 05, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Putin again flatly denies US intelligence agencies assessment that Russia meddled via hacking and other means in the US election to help Trump win

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. Alexey Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP

Ex-FBI chief Mueller to head Trump-Russia probe

May 18, 2017 - 7:28 AM

3rd UPDATE US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein taps former FBI director Robert Mueller to take over the probe of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election

SPECIAL COUNSEL. Robert Mueller served as FBi director from 2010 to 2013. File photo from FBI New York

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May 17, 2017 - 12:51 PM

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Trump accused of asking FBI to stop Flynn probe

May 17, 2017 - 10:23 AM

The latest allegation against the US president who is also under fire for divulging top secret information to a top Russian official adds to a mounting perception of an administration in a perpetual state of chaos

TRUMP AND FLYNN. This file photo taken on February 06, 2017 shows National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (L) and US President Donald Trump (R) upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to visit the US Central Command and Specials Operations Command. File photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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May 11, 2017 - 1:06 PM

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Papers of Trump ex-aide Flynn subpoenaed in Russia probe

May 11, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The Senate Intelligence Committee says it made the formal demand after Flynn rejected its request two weeks ago for information on his contacts with Russian officials and businessmen

SUBPOENAED. This file photo taken on December 12, 2016 shows Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn arriving for a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York. Timothy A Clary/AFP

Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

May 09, 2017 - 2:40 PM

Trump took to Twitter to dismiss as old news the Senate testimony by former acting attorney general Sally Yates about his former national security advisor Michael Flynn

US President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he makes his way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on May 4, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP

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May 09, 2017 - 2:08 PM

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White House was told Trump aide Flynn 'could be blackmailed'

May 09, 2017 - 7:15 AM

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates made the disclosure during hotly anticipated testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee

FACING THE SENATE. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (R) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify on May 8, 2017, before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Jim Watson/AFP

Top Obama officials to testify on Russian election interference

May 07, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Sally Yates could bring new pressure on the White House over what it knew about former national security advisor Michael Flynn s communications with Russian officials

In this file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on June 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. ete Marovich/Getty Images/AFP

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Apr 26, 2017 - 7:33 PM

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Apr 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn did not report Russia payments – lawmakers

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:50 AM

Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz says it appeared Michael Flynn – who stood down as a top aide to Donald Trump amid controversy over his ties to Russia – broke the law by failing to disclose the payments from Russia s RT television

EX-AIDE. In this file photo, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (ret.), then National Security Advisor designate, speaks during a conference on the transition of the US Presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump at the US Institute Of Peace in Washington DC, January 10, 2017. Chris Kleponis/AFP

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Mar 31, 2017 - 7:31 PM

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Former Trump advisor Flynn offers testimony for immunity – report

Mar 31, 2017 - 2:32 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports that Michael Flynn proposed his deal to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the House and Senate intelligence committees

TESTIMONY. This file photo taken on December 11, 2016 shows retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, then US President-elect Donald Trump's choice for National Security Advisor, waiting for an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York City. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America/AFP

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Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

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Trump names new U.S. national security adviser

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The appointment of H R McMaster ends a one week search to replace Michael Flynn who was forced to resign after questionable contacts with the Russian government and revelations that he lied about them

US Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster looks on as US President Donald Trump announces him as his national security adviser at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 20, 2017.  Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump loses pick for top security advisor

Feb 17, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Retired Navy Admiral Robert Harward says he bowed out because of family and financial commitments US media outlets report he was unhappy because he had no guarantees that the National Security Council would be in charge of policy

ROBERT HARWARD. This file photo from May 27, 2012 shows Jordan's Prince Faisal (L), Army's head of operations and training Major General Awni Adwan (C) and deputy commander of US Central Command, US Navy Vice Admiral Robert S. Harward (R) at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center in Amman on May 27, 2012. File photo by Khalil Mazraawi / AFP

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Feb 17, 2017 - 2:48 PM

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Trump vows to catch 'low-life leakers'

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:53 PM

The spotlight has finally been put on the low life leakers They will be caught Trump declares in an early morning tweet This is the latest in a series of Twitter attacks that sees the leaks as part of a campaign to undermine his administration

TRUMP AND FLYNN. This file photo taken on February 06, 2017 shows National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (L) and US President Donald Trump (R) upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to visit the US Central Command and Specials Operations Command. File photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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Feb 16, 2017 - 7:48 PM

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Feb 16, 2017 - 1:02 PM

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Trump dodges questions as Russia scandal deepens

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:07 AM

Amid revelations that Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials in the run up to his shock election victory last year the Republican billionaire battens down the hatches

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with retail industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

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Feb 15, 2017 - 8:06 PM

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Feb 15, 2017 - 1:17 PM

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White House in crisis mode over Flynn-Russia scandal

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:08 AM

UPDATED The White House battles to insulate President Donald Trump from the scandal over a top security aide s contacts with Russia as calls grow for an independent investigation

This file photo taken on December 21, 2016 shows then US President-elect Donald Trump (L) standing with Trump National Security Adviser Lt. General Michael Flynn (R) at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. Jim Watson/AFP

FBI interviewed ex-US national security adviser Flynn – report

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:00 AM

If Michael Flynn who resigned from his position as President Donald Trump s top national security aide February 13 had not been truthful with the agents about those conversations he could face charges

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