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During Trump's Inauguration Michael Flynn told ex-partner Russia sanctions would be dumped

Donald Trump was just 11 minutes into his presidency when his choice for national security adviser, Michael Flynn, texted a former business partner to say an ambitious U.S. collaboration with Russia to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East was "good to go," according to a new whistleblower account.

As Trump delivered his inaugural address, says the unnamed whistleblower, Flynn directed Alex Copson, managing director of ACU Strategic Partners, to inform their business partners "to put things in place."

The whistleblower also says that Flynn assured Copson that U.S. sanctions on Russia that could block the nuclear project would be "ripped up" once Trump was inside the White House.

The account from the anonymous whistleblower is detailed in a new letter from the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to his Republican counterpart asking that the panel subpoena Flynn, Copson, the White House and others involved in the alleged plan.

"Our Committee has credible allegations that President Trump's National Security Advisor sought to manipulate the course of international nuclear policy for the financial gain of his former business partners," Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., wrote in a letter sent Wednesday to Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

by Anonymousreply 312/06/2017

Link to the letter

by Anonymousreply 112/06/2017

[quote]Michael Flynn appears to look at his phone during President Trump's inauguration ceremony

by Anonymousreply 212/06/2017

What bothers me is that the media is attempting to frame this as a situation where Flynn joined the dark side and was henceforth corrupted AFTER he joined the Trump campaign and administration. This is not so.

Flynn was asked to join the campaign and administration because he had already been working out shady deals with Russians regarding other interests, and therefore he was seen as a valuable asset by the Russians in order to advance their own foreign policy agendas alongside Trump’s support.

I watched Morning Joe this morning, where Flynn’s former boss called him the very best intelligence officer who he had ever worked with, and that the only explanation he could offer regarding Flynn’s decision to work with Russians, was due to Trump’s influence.


Flynn’s motivation was the same as Trump’s motivation. They just happened to intersect when both realized their usefulness to one another.

by Anonymousreply 312/06/2017
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