Dem Intel Committee Leaders Stress Need For Independence After Flynn Plea
Dec 02, 2017, 00:37
Michael Flynn, right, arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C., on December 1.
"My guilty plea and agreement to cooperate with the Special Counsel's Office reflect a decision I made in the best interests of my family and of our country", he said in a statement.
Gen. Michael Flynn, who briefly served as President Trump's national security advisor, pleaded guilty Friday to a single count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts with the Russian ambassador. But I recognize that the actions I acknowledged in court today were wrong, and, through my faith in God, I am working to set things right. "We'll review everything.' I never said anything such as, 'We're going to review sanctions, ' or anything like that".
Flynn's plea, Warner said, "comes on the heels of a new report about the President's efforts to silence the independent, bipartisan Senate investigation into ties between Trump associates and Russian Federation".
In May, Trump fired Comey over "this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation", as Trump described it. Comey's ouster was a stunning event, one that led directly to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel for Russiagate.
Court papers make clear that Flynn knows the identities of at least two members of Trump's transition team who were intimately aware of his outreach to Russian government officials in the weeks before the inauguration.
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India and the USA said there was sufficient evidence, though this was something prosecutors in Pakistan denied. Saeed has repeatedly denied involvement but had previously been detained twice briefly following the attacks.
Lindale News and Times stated that Black allegedly crashed into a deputy's auto when he was being chased by Smith County deputies. Authorities identified Black as the lone suspect in the death of a Texas DPS trooper who was shot and killed around 3:45 p.m.
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Bali's Mount Agung Erupts For Second Time This Week
Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. Worldwide airlines including Jetstar and Qantas cancelled flights to and from Bali in the wake of the eruption.
Saad Hariri Arrives in Cairo to Address Crisis in Lebanon
Sisi and Aoun "underscored the importance of preserving Lebanon's stability as well as upholding Lebanon's national interest". Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia and its role in the war in Yemen.
Lebanon FM refuses to attend Arab summit on Iran
Tehran dismissed on Monday the Arab League's statement, saying it was "worthless", the ISNA news agency reported. A source close to Hariri said that meeting aimed to "continue the series of Arab and global consultations".
Country music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis dead at 85
Four years later, he received the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music during a White House ceremony. A spokesman for Tillis , Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida.
Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds
Researchers even considered other factors such as smoking and body weight to make sure the results were as accurate as possible. There is a slightly lower benefit to owning a canine for those who don't live alone - the risk was cut by only 15 per cent.