On Friday, Michael Flynn conceded to misleading FBI specialists about reaching Russian Ambassador Kislyak amid the change time frame. In a staggering turn, the Trump White House uncovered to CNN that the calls were endorsed by the Obama organization.
The White House said on Friday that it was the Obama administration that authorized former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during President Trump’s transition, according to CNN.
Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Kislyak in the month before Trump took office, the first current or former Trump White House official brought down by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling. Court records indicate that his communications with Kislyak were directed by a Trump transition official, with multiple news outlets reporting that official was Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. “They are saying here at the White House that Flynn’s conversations with Sergey Kisylak were quote ‘authorized’ by the Obama administration,” CNN correspondent Jim Acosta said.
“We should point out, that is something that we have not heard before in terms of a defense from this White House,” Acosta then bitterly noted.
Following confessing to putting forth false expressions to the FBI, General Michael Flynn discharged the announcement underneath:
FLYNN statement: “It has been extraordinarily painful to endure these many months of false accusations of ‘treason’” pic.twitter.com/xBuPECn0dw
— Rebecca Ballhaus (@rebeccaballhaus) December 1, 2017
Source: The Gateway Pundit