Hours after former National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn indicated his refusal to comply with a subpoena issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Elijah Cummings has released a letter indicating that Flynn misled Pentagon security clearance investigators on his receipt of payments from the Kremlin-backed Russian television network RT.
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Former National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has declined to comply with a subpoena issued by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to obtain records of Flynn's communications with Russian officials and of his communications with the Trump campaign regarding Russia. Flynn's lawyers sent the below letter to SSCI Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chairman Mark Warner regarding Flynn's refusal to comply.
Congress has two basic choices when someone refuses to comply with a subpoena: let it go or pursue contempt remedies.
The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—a story that dramatically raises the stakes on the question of whether Trump's pattern of behavior constitutes obstruction of justice.
An overview of two kinds of leak investigations: those undertaken by the Justice Department and those led by the Department’s Inspector General.
Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Jason Chaffetz has requested that the Inspector General for the Department of Justice broaden the scope of an ongoing internal investigation into FBI Director James Comey's handing of the Clinton email investigation to include the circumstances surrounding Comey's dismissal.
On Tuesday, during lunch at my desk, I watched a CNN roundtable which, though pretty hard on General Flynn, professed to be baffled as to what happened after Sally Yates went to the White House Counsel to warn that Flynn had been lying about his contacts with the Russian ambassador and that the Russians were aware of this. Why did it take seventeen days before Flynn was fired? Didn’t the president take these warnings seriously?
Sally Yates’s testimony yesterday calls into yet greater doubt the effectiveness of White House Counsel Don McGahn.
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is hearing testimony from former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Russian election interference. Follow along with our liveblog.
Seven Theories of the Case: What Do We Really Know about L’Affaire Russe and What Could it All Mean?
What possible explanations might make sense of the bewildering facts about the Russia Connection that have been reported? Are we dealing with Fake News or a Manchurian President—or something in between?