Flynn texted during inauguration to suggest Russia sanctions would end, Democrat says

Former national security adviser texted his ex-business partner about nuclear power plan requiring lifting of sanctions, Elijah Cummings writes

As Donald Trump delivered his inaugural address on Capitol Hill in January, his incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, sitting a few yards away, texted a former business partner to say that a nuclear power project that would require lifting sanctions on Russia was “good to go”, a senior House Democrat said in a letter released on Wednesday.

Quoting a confidential informant, Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House oversight and government reform committee, wrote that Alex Copson, the managing partner of ACU Strategic Partners, told the informant that Flynn would see that the sanctions on Moscow were “ripped up”.

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December 7th, 2017 by