Michael Flynn Resignation

Michael Flynn Resignation

  • December 2015, Michael Flynn is paid more than $45,000 by state-sponsored Russia oday to address the network’s 10th anniversary gala
  • 10th November 2016, Barack Obama warns newly elected President Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as his national security advisor
  • 18th November 2016, Michael Flynn is announced as the next US national security advisor
  • December 2016, Micheal Flynn, a White House advisor  and Jared Kushner meet Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak at Trump tower in New York. He also meets the head of a US-sanctioned, Russia state-owned bank
  • 28th December 2016, Micheal Flynn and Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak exchange christmas messages
  • 29th December 2016, President Barack Obama announces measures and sanctions against Russia in retaliation to interference in the 2016 presidential electionMichael Flynn caricature
  • 29th December 2016, Michael Flynn spoke with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak. During the phone call Flynn and Kislyak discusses the sanctions and possible relief once Trump is inaugurated. This call is monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies.
  • 13th January 2017, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer states that the conversation between Flynn and Kislyak had “centred on logistics.”
  • 14th January 2017, according to an account given by Mike Pence to Fox News Sunday, Michael Flynn reassured him by saying ““the conversations that took place at that time were not in any way related to the new U.S. sanctions against Russia or the expulsion of diplomats.”
  • 15th January 2017, in an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Mike Pence states “General Flynn has been in touch with diplomatic leaders, security leaders in some 30 countries. That’s exactly what the incoming national security adviser should do. But what I can confirm, having spoken to him about it, is that those conversations that happened to occur around the time that the United States took action to expel diplomats had nothing whatsoever to do with those sanctions.”
  • 23rd January 2017, Sean Spicer in his first news briefing as White House Press Secretary says that he had spoken with Michael Flynn on the previous evening and reported the following “So there’s been one call. I talked to General Flynn about this again last night. One call, talked about four subjects. One was the loss of life that occurred in the plane crash that took their military choir, two was Christmas and holiday greetings, three was to — to talk about a conference in Syria on ISIS and four was to set up a — to talk about after the inauguration setting up a call between President Putin and President Trump.” CBS 23rd January News Conference
  • 26th January 2017, Acting Attorney General Sally Yates informs White House counsel Don McGahn that sanctions had been discussed during the calls between Flynn and Kislyak, based on monitoring by intelligence agencies
  • 10th February 2017, Donald Trump when asked about news reports about Michael Flynn states “I don’t know about that. I haven’t seen it. What report is that? I haven’t seen that. I’ll look into that.”
  • 13th February 2017, Michael Flynn is forced to resign due to break-down in trust of the president and vice president. In his letter Flynn states “I inadvertently briefed the vice-president elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador”

Michael Flynn resignation quote - I inadvertently briefed the vice-president elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador. Caricature APT

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