Dismissed security adviser Flynn summoned
Michael Flynn, the fired national security advisor, Donald Trump, is Wednesday local time summoned, because he was a special commission of inquiry, refusing access to certain documents about its relations with Russia.
Just because of his possible criminal contacts with Russia had Flynn in February of this year, a blow. The special Senate committee is investigating whether the camp-Trump had contact with Russians to the presidential election to influence. President Trump denies that such ties existed.
Flynn had in February, after barely a month in service, resign when it turned out that he was vice-president Mike Pence had wrongly informed about his earlier contacts with Russian officials after the presidential elections. In addition, defaulted Flynn also that he is in 2015 with a paid-for visit to Russia, and when a conversation had with president Putin.
Monday put a former overgangsminister of Justice Sally Yates in a statement on the matter. They had in January on the White House let you know to worry about possible blackmail of Flynn by the Russians.
To exactly to find out or the entourage of Trump had contact with Russia, asks the Senate committee to the parties to all documents relating to it. Flynn refuses to give the documents to the commission. “In such a case we have to take steps,” said Democrat Mark Warner, who is a member of the commission of inquiry.
Flynn is the first person who Senate committee has subpoenaed in this investigation.
The subpoena comes one day after the sudden resignation of FBI director James Comey by Trump. Comey gave leadership to the scrutiny of the American intelligence service to the Russian interference in the presidential election.
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