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Tuesday Open Thread | Kremlin paid $40,000 to Michael Flynn for 2015 Moscow visit

Six days ago, Michael Flynn resigned as Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser after it was exposed that he had colluded with the Russian ambassador, both before and after election day. It was then revealed that Flynn had also colluded by … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Report: Trump’s lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on Russia

Trump Organization lawyer Michel Cohen hand-delivered a “peace” plan for Russia and Ukraine to former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Flynn was asked to resign, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The plan, which involved lifting sanctions on … Continue reading

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Breaking News | National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. Flynn’s departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the … Continue reading

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National security adviser Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian Envoy

National security adviser Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States during the month before President Trump took office, contrary to public assertions by Trump officials, current and former U.S. officials said. … Continue reading

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