Top house Democrat: documents show that Flynn lied to US officials about foreign payments

WASHINGTON – The top Democrat on a house oversight committee that is close to says the documents he reviewed, that the former National security Advisor, Michael Flynn lied to federal security clearance investigators received about the source of the payments Flynn from the Russian state-funded TV network.

Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, says Flynn told investigators to check during an early 2016, the security check, which was a trip to Moscow, ” financed by American companies.” Cummings says, the real source of the capital, was “the Russian media propaganda arm, RT.”

Cummings made the statements in a letter to Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican and Chairman of the House oversight committee. Cummings’ letter came on the same day, Flynn refused to provide documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, citing his Fifth Amendment protection from self-incrimination.

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