Understanding the Flynn Resignation Scandal
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FEATURING LARRY JOHNSON – The resignation of Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor and retired United States Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn represents the largest scandal so far of the extraordinarily young administration. Less than a month after Trump took office, the questions of why Flynn had repeated contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak over the past year, and whether their discussions involved a promise of reversing US sanctions, is still not clear.
What is clear is that some members of the US intelligence community are upset enough with the Trump team that they are pushing back through leaks to the press. The move has prompted GOP lawmakers such as Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to begin to distance themselves from Trump. What does this mean for the future of Trump’s Presidency, and his relationship to intelligence agencies?
Larry Johnson, Managing Partner of BERG Associates, former CIA Officer and former State Department Counter Terrorism Official