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Ex-White House adviser Michael Flynn moves to cooperate with probe: Report

Lawyers for Michael Flynn notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the investigation by special prosecutor Robert Mueller.

Published: 24th November 2017 06:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th November 2017 12:49 PM   |  A+A-

Michael Flynn (Photo | AFP)

By PTI

WASHINGTON: Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn is moving to cooperate with a special prosecutor probing possible collusion between Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian election meddling, The New York Times reported today.

Lawyers for Michael Flynn notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the investigation by special prosecutor Robert Mueller, the Times reported, citing four people involved in the case.

The development indicates that Flynn is cooperating with prosecutors or is negotiating such a deal, the report said.

Flynn's lawyers had been sharing information with Trump's legal team about Mueller's probe related to Russian interference in last year's ballot, which saw Trump defeat his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton.

"That agreement has been terminated," the Times' sources said.

Flynn, a retired lieutenant general who previously led the Defence Intelligence Agency, became the White House national security adviser after Trump took office on January 20, 2017.

He was forced to resign three weeks later over his Russia contacts.

Mueller's investigation has already led to the arrest of Trump's one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Manafort's partner Rick Gates, and George Papadopoulos, a campaign foreign policy adviser. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. (AFP) CK .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.



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