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Ankara blames Gulen's movement for the July 15, 2016 failed coup against Erdogan, and has pressed for his extradition from the United States, where he has lived since 1999.
Investigators are probing whether former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn discussed expelling a Turkish dissident back to his country in exchange for millions of dollars.
Michael Flynn, invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday.
Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina had to retract a statement made hours earlier that Flynn's lawyer had told the committee he would not comply with the subpoena.
The Arizona Republican says, "We've seen this movie before."
Flynn resigned the day before the Feb. 14 meeting, after it was revealed he apparently had lied to his about the nature of his contacts with Russia's ambassador.
Flynn, a former Army lieutenant general and Defense Intelligence Agency chief, accepted cash for his work on behalf of foreign interests.
Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn filed the financial document yesterday, the day the White House released scores of disclosures from Trump administration officials.
Trump tweeted that Flynn, the adviser he fired in February, should ask for immunity because he's facing "a witch hunt."
Flynn proposed his deal to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the House and Senate intelligence committees, a media report said.
After his firm's work on behalf of a Turkish company was done, Flynn agreed not to lobby for five years after leaving government service and never to represent foreign governments.
Navy officer Robert Harward rejects President Trump's offer to be national security advisor: Sources
"This job requires 24 hours a day, seven days a week focus and commitment to do it right. I currently could not make that commitment," a statement from Robert Harward read.
Flynn was interviewed by the FBI about his telephone conversations with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., a sign his ties to Russia had caught the attention of law enforcement officials.
U.S. agencies, including the FBI, have been probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The President's spokesman said that Trump was informed weeks ago that Flynn had not told the truth about his contacts with Kislyak.