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FLYNN FLIPS: ABC Reports Former Trump Advisor to Testify Against President

The former national security advisor pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and it looks like he cut a deal with Special Counsel Mueller.

By NTK Staff | 12.01.2017 @12:06pm

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI at federal court on Friday, and ABC reports that the former Trump advisor is prepared to testify against the president and members of his family.

ABC’s Brian Ross reported that Flynn is now fully cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and he feels “abandoned by President Trump.”

“He is now prepared to testify fully about Trump. He says that Mr. Trump directed him to be in contact with the Russians during the campaign,” Ross said.

According to Ross’s reporting, initial contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia concerned strategy against ISIS, but they later “evolved.” He did not say how they grew.

Flynn, in a statement, said that he decided to cooperate “in the best interests of my family and of our country,” while denying allegations of “treason”:

Mueller had reportedly threatened to charge Flynn’s son, Michael Flynn Jr., with related charges, and that could have motivated Flynn’s cooperation.

The Trump legal team gave their response, downplaying the importance of Flynn’s role in the administration:

UPDATE: ABC has corrected their report:

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