The Flynn scandal explodes: What this means and how it happened
Original story at Mother Jones• 23 mentions • 3 months ago
Mother Jones 3 months ago
On Wednesday, not one but two bombshells exploded concerning Michael Flynn, the national security adviser President Donald Trump was compelled to fire after only 22 days on the job. The New York Times reported that on January 4—weeks before the inauguration—Flynn informed Trump's transition team that he was under Justice Department investigation for his undisclosed lobbying work on behalf of Turkish interests. And McClatchy revealed that six days later, Flynn attended a meeting with Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, and asked her to delay a planned US-Kurdish military operation against a top ISIS target, an action that ...