The special prosecutor that the Russia-research leads in the US, Robert Mueller, has Tuesday declared that he is not in jail, will demand for Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser to Donald Trump. According to Mueller delivers Flynn ‘substantial assistance’ in the investigation.
“Because of the substantial assistance of the defendant (…) is a lighter rod, such as a conviction without imprisonment, is appropriate and justified’, it sounds in a court document.
Trumps ex-national security advisor has admitted that he has in the past lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russia. Flynn would be the then Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the end of 2016 ‘contacted’ have ‘to question of a very high responsible of Trumps transition team. Very high responsible would Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and advisor of the president.
Flynn is the first of Trumps government that a guilty plea in the investigation that was set up by special prosecutor Robert Mueller to the Russian beïnvloedingspogingen in the presidential election of 2016.
The retired general stepped out on February 13, 2017, after 25 days as national security adviser, after he served as vice president, Mike Pence and the then chief Reince Priebus had deceived in connection with discussions with Kislyak